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
New Year's Day. Исполнитель. U2. Авторы текста и музыки. Larry Mullen, David Howell Evans, Adam Clayton, Paul David Hewson, Bono.
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 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 is found on the album Rock's Hottest Ticket.
New Year's Day" is the third song and lead single from U2's 1983 album, War. The song is driven by Adam Clayton's distinctive bassline and The Edge's keyboard. It was the band's first hit single, breaking the top ten in the UK, peaking at on the singles chart, and charting on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in their career. Yeah 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'. iscuss these lyrics on MetroLyrics.
New Year's Day. by. War. Island 1983. Producer: Steve Lillywhite. Main genre: Rock, Pop. Tags: Single, Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Songs, Ireland.
|A||New Year's Day||3:40|
|B||Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop)||3:20|
- Record Company – Phonogram
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records
- Pressed By – PRS, Louviers
- Printed By – Montreuil Offset
- Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
- Lacquer Cut At – PRS, Louviers
- Producer – Steve Lillywhite
- Written-By – U2
NotesAnother French version has the sleeve printed by Polygram Industries Messageries. This sleeve is printed by Montreuil Offset.
℗ 1983 Island
The back cover incorrectly credits Anton Corbijn for the photo.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 811 323-7 1
- Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 811 323-7 2
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): 012 811323 7 // 1 380 DU POLYGRAM A5
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): 012 811323 7 // 2 380 POLYGRAM A10
- Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
- Price Code: PG 101
|WIP 6848||U2||New Year's Day (7", Single, 4 p)||Island Records||WIP 6848||UK||1983|
|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|