New Year's Day" is a song by Irish rock band U2. It is the third track on their 1983 album War and was released as the album's lead single in January 1983. With lyrics written about the Polish Solidarity movement, "New Year's Day" is driven by Adam Clayton's distinctive bassline and the Edge's piano and guitar playing
All is quiet on New Year's Day. Все тихо в день Нового года, A world in white gets underway. I will be with you again.
New Year's Day is found on the album Rock's Hottest Ticket.
New Year's Day Spring of '83. I remember sitting in geometry class, Mrs Olinger. I do not lie) the first song of theirs I ever heard almost 15? I think. Good memories at a difficult age in life.
New Year’s Day made its live debut on December 1, 1982 in Glasgow, Scotland, a month before the single release and well in advance of the War album. The song has been a staple of live performances ever since, appearing regularly on The War Tour, The Unforgettable Fire Tour, The Conspiracy of Hope Tour, The Joshua Tree Tour, The Lovetown Tour, The Zoo TV Tour, The PopMart Tour, The Elevation Tour, and The Vertigo Tour. During The U2360° Tour, the song debuted in Dublin, Ireland (midway through the first leg), but only appeared at a handful of shows throughout the remainder of the tour.
New Year’s Day. U2. Produced by Steve Lillywhite. Album War. New Year’s Day Lyrics. All is quiet on New Year's Day A world in white gets underway I want to be with you Be with you night and day Nothing changes on New Year's Day On New Year's Day. I will be with you again I will be with you again. About New Year’s Day. The lyric had its origins in a love song from Bono to his wife, but was subsequently reshaped and inspired by the Polish Solidarity movement. The bass part stemmed from bassist Adam Clayton trying to figure out what the chords to the Visage song Fade to Grey were.
New Year's Day - U2 Am C Em All is quiet on New Year's Day Am C Em A world in white, gets underway Am C Em I want to be with you, be with you night and day Am C Em Am Nothing chang. We have an official New Years Day tab made by UG professional guitarists. Check out the tab . Backing track. There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ.
Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "New Year's Day," the two radio staples, both draw urgency from European political unrest, while "Like a Son. shakes and stomps like a Clash track and "40" quiets all the flag-waving and battle-crying with a singalong hymn. Play this record for your punk-loving friends who can't imagine loving U2. Best track: "New Year's Day" Random fact: During the 1980s, U2 ended almost every show with the song "4. 2. the joshua tree (1987)
New Year's Day (from the album War). 5. Where The Streets Have No Name (from the album The Joshua Tree). 6. Pride (In The Name Of Love) (from the album The Unforgettable Fire). Beautiful Day (from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind). 10. All I Want Is You (from the album Rattle And Hum). 11. The Unforgettable Fire (from the album The Unforgettable Fire).
|A||New Year's Day||3:53|
|B||Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop)||3:20|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
- Pressed By – EMI Records
- Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
- Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
- Other [Make-Up] – Guggi
- Photography By – Ian Finlay
- Producer – Steve Lillywhite
- Written-By – U2
Notes"New Year's Day" taken from the forthcoming album "War" ILPS 9733.
℗ 1983 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, Side A): WIP 68481 A 1U - 1 - 2 - 11
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, Side B): WIP 68481 B 1U - 1 - 3 - 11
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, Side A): WIP 68481 A-1U-1- 2 - 2 1
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, Side B): WIP 68481 B-1U-1- 1 - 10
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, Side A): WIP 68481 A-1U-1- 1-20
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, Side B): WIP 68481 B-1U-1-2-24
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 4, Side A): WIP 68481 A-1U-1- 1 - 20
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 4, Side B): WIP 68481 B-1U-1- 1- 7
|WIP 6848||U2||New Year's Day (7", Single)||Island Records||WIP 6848||Sweden||1983|
|664 973||U2||New Year's Day (CD, Single, Blu)||Island Records||664 973||Germany, Austria, & Switzerland||Unknown|
|none||U2||New Years Dub 2000 (Ferry Corsten Remix) (CDr, Promo)||Island Records||none||UK||1999|
|600 741, 600.741||U2||New Year's Day (Long Version) (12", Fir)||Island Records, Island Records||600 741, 600.741||Europe||1983|
|DMD 604||U2||New Year's Day (12", Promo)||Island Records||DMD 604||US||1983|