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War is the third studio album by Irish rock band U2. It was produced by Steve Lillywhite, and was released on 28 February 1983 on Island Records. The album is regarded as U2's first overtly political album, in part because of songs like "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "New Year's Day", as well as the title, which stems from the band's perception of the world at the time; lead vocalist Bono stated that "war seemed to be the motif for 1982.

War also reached No. 23 on the Top Pop Catalog album chart and became . It also earned a Gold record in Switzerland and Silver record in the UK. In the Hot Press Reader's Poll, it was voted No. 1 best album and best LP sleeve.

its rushed second album, convincing the producer to break his self-imposed rule of never working with an artist more than once. Outside its three flagship hits, War was eclectic but still entirely U2.

War - Album Art Lyrics. War - Album Art" Track Info.

War’ was a loud and clear statement that U2 were ready for the world. Is That All?’ That was the question posed by U2 back where they had left off, on the last track of their sophomore set October, in the autumn of 1981.

War was more or less a reaction to all that. or at least a blazing return to the fiery punk shapes that inspired the debut. There was one other thing: War sounded like it was ready for arenas. Their third album, released on Feb.

Tracklist Hide Credits

Other Side
A1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
A2 Seconds
Vocals – The Edge
A3 New Year's Day
A4 Like A Song...
A5 Drowning Man
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
This Side
B1 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve Lillywhite
B2 Two Hearts Beat As One
B3 Red Light
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
B4 Surrender
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
B5 "40"

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Killen
  • Guitar, Piano, Lap Steel Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Mastered By – Gordon Vicary
  • Photography [Band] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography [Boy] – Ian Finlay
  • Producer – Bill Whelan (tracks: B1), Steve Lillywhite (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B5)
  • Trumpet – Kenny Fradley*
  • Vocals, Guitar – Bono

Notes

Counterfeit issue of the rare War picture disc.
This release has has a black rim, instead of the original clear one.
On both sides of the bootleg, inscribed on the vinyl in the dead wax, the handwritten matrix numbers read the catalog# of the black vinyl issue (ILPS 9733).
The original picture disc run-out groove etchings are machine stamped:
PILPS 9733 A - 1U1 - 1 TOWNHOUSE (side a)
PILPS 9733 B - 1U1 - 1 TOWNHOUSE (side b).

(P) 1983 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd.
(C) 1983 Island Records Ltd.

Larry Mullen Jr plays Yamaha drums.
Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland.
Mastered at The Town House, London.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Side A Run-Out Groove Etching): ILPS 9733 A - 1 - U - 1
  • Other (Side B Run-Out Groove Etching): ILPS 9733 B - 1 - U - 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist

A1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
A2 Seconds
A3 New Year's Day
A4 Like A Song...
A5 Drowning Man
A6 The Refugee
A7 Two Hearts Beat As One
A8 Red Light
A9 Surrender
A10 "40"
B1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
B2 Seconds
B3 New Year's Day
B4 Like A Song...
B5 Drowning Man
B6 The Refugee
B7 Two Hearts Beat As One
B8 Red Light
B9 Surrender
B10 "40"

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Allied Record Company
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Published By – Island Music, Inc.
  • Distributed By – ATCO Records

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi (tracks: A8, A9, B8, B9), Cheryl Poirier (tracks: A8, A9, B8, B9), Jessica Felton (tracks: A8, A9, B8, B9), Taryn Hagey (tracks: A8, A9, B8, B9)
  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Design – RX*
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr.*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Killen
  • Guitar, Piano, Lap Steel Guitar – The Edge
  • Management [U2] – Paul McGuinness
  • Mastered By – Gordon Vicary
  • Mixed By – Steve* (tracks: A6, B6)
  • Photography By [Band] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography By [Boy] – Ian Finlay
  • Producer – Bill Whelan (tracks: A6, B6), Steve Lillywhite (tracks: A1 to A5, A7 to B5, B7 to B10)
  • Trumpet – Kenny Fradley*
  • Violin [Electric Violin] – Steve Wickham (tracks: A1, A5, B1, B5)
  • Vocals – The Edge (tracks: A2, B2)
  • Vocals, Guitar – Bono
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

Each side contains complete album.
The duration of the album: 43:38 (same on both sides).

Both forms of the catalog number appear on the release: 7 90067-4 on the spine and 90067-4 on the cassette and on the cover.

Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland.
Mastered at The Town House, London.

Larry Mullen Jr. plays Yamaha drums.

All songs published by Island Music Inc., BMI.

Island (logo)
Island Records, Inc.
Distributed by ATCO Records, division of Atlantic Recording Corporation, A Warner Communications Company.
℗ © 1983 Island Records, Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7567-90067-4
  • Other (Manufacturer's code, on the cassette): AR

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:38
2 Seconds
Vocals, Lap Steel Guitar – The Edge
3:09
3 New Year's Day 5:38
4 Like A Song... 4:48
5 Drowning Man
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:12
6 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteProducer – Bill Whelan
3:40
7 Two Hearts Beat As One 4:00
8 Red Light
Backing Vocals – Jessica Felton
3:46
9 Surrender
Backing Vocals – Jessica Felton
5:34
10 "40" 2:36

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Made By – Universal M & L, Germany – 51079237
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Taryn Hagey
  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Composed By – U2
  • Design – RX
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr.*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Killen
  • Guitar – Bono, The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Photography By [Band] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography By [Boy] – Ian Finlay
  • Piano – The Edge
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 10)
  • Trumpet – Kenny Fradley*
  • Vocals – Bono

Notes

All songs Blue Mountain Music Ltd © 1983

Track 2: Excerpt from "Soldier Girls" courtesy of Contempory Films

Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland

© 1983 Island Records Ltd.
℗ 1983 Original sound recording by Island Records Ltd.

Made by Universal M & L, Germany, therefore manufactured between April 1999 and May 2005.

There are at least five different reissues:
- Made in France by Cinram Optical Discs
- Made in France by PMDC
- Made in Germany by Universal M & L (this release)
- Made in Germany by EDC
- Made in the UK by PMDC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 042281 114823
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L001
  • Rights Society: BIEM | MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Matrix / Runout: 00422 811 148-2 01 / 51079237
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner ring manufacturer info): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L B
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner ring manufacturer info - Var. 2): MADE IN GERMANY BY UNIVERSAL M & L M
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0124
  • Mould SID Code (Variant. 2): IFPI 0118
  • Price Code: PY 899

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sunday Bloody Sunday 4:38
A2 Seconds 3:09
A3 New Year's Day 5:38
A4 Like A Song... 4:48
A5 Drowning Man 4:12
B1 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteProducer – Bill Whelan
3:40
B2 Two Hearts Beat As One 4:00
B3 Red Light 3:46
B4 Surrender 5:34
B5 "40" 2:36

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – TAKT
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Polska
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Polska
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House

Credits

  • Mastered By – Gordon Vicary
  • Photography By [Band] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography By [Boy] – Ian Finlay
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B5)
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

Reissue with different sleeve & barcode.

℗ & © 1983 Island Records Ltd
℗ & © 1995 PolyGram Polska
Manufactured in Poland
Not for sale outside Poland

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 042281 11484 7
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: ZAIKS
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Other (Distribution Code): PY 563
  • Other (Manufacturer Code): 181/F
  • Other (Hologram): ZPAV-ZAiKS
  • Other (Hologram Prefix Variant 1): [F]
  • Other (Hologram Prefix Variant 2): [J]
  • Other (Hologram Prefix Variant 3: C int the square on ZPAV Hologram): C

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:38
2 Seconds
Vocals – The Edge
3:11
3 New Year's Day 5:36
4 Like A Song... 4:47
5 Drowning Man
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:14
6 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteProducer – Bill Whelan
3:41
7 Two Hearts Beat As One 4:03
8 Red Light
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
3:45
9 Surrender
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
5:33
10 "40" 2:36

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Composed By – U2
  • Design – RX*
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Killen
  • Guitar, Piano, Lap Steel Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Photography By [Band] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography By [Boy] – Ian Finlay
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 10)
  • Trumpet – Kenny Fradley*
  • Vocals, Guitar – Bono

Notes

Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin Ireland
Larry Mullen Jr plays Yamaha Drums

Track 2: Excerpt from "Soldier Girls" courtesy of Contemporary Films.

Blue Mountain Music Ltd
© 1983 Island Records Ltd.
℗ 1983 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd.

℗ 1983 Owned by Island Records Ltd
© 1983 Owned by Island Records Ltd

At least three different pressings exist:
1) Made in UK by PMDC (as stated on mould of CD's inner ring).
2) Made in Germany by Universal M & L --> U2 - War
3) Made in France by Cinram Optical Discs.

There are also similar releases, not to be confused:
1) Made in France by PMDC.
2) Made in U.K. by PDO - Rights Society as BIEM | STEMRA.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (scanned): 042281114823
  • Barcode (text): 042281 114823
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Price Code: PY 899
  • Matrix / Runout: 8111482 02 & MADE IN UK BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L134
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0446

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:37
2 Seconds 3:11
3 New Year's Day 5:35
4 Like A Song... 4:47
5 Drowning Man
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:14
6 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve*Producer – Bill Whelan
3:41
7 Two Hearts Beat As One 4:03
8 Red Light
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
3:45
9 Surrender
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
5:33
10 "40" 2:35

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Made By – Pozzoli CD S.p.A.

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr.*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Killen
  • Guitar, Piano – The Edge
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 10)
  • Vocals, Guitar – Bono

Notes

Made in Italy by Pozzoli CD S.p.A.
Originally released in 1983.

No track times given on release, there isn't a barcode and the disc carries no SID codes.
Track 5 is misspelled on both back cover and disc as: "Drewning Man".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: POZZOLI DIGIP CDCID 9733
  • Barcode: none
  • Mould SID Code: none
  • Mould SID Code: none

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:38
2 Seconds
Vocals – The Edge
3:24
3 New Year's Day 5:38
4 Like A Song... 4:48
5 Drowning Man
Violin [Electric] – Steve Wickham
4:12
6 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteProducer – Bill Whelan
3:40
7 Two Hearts Beat As One 4:10
8 Red Light
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
4:09
9 Surrender
Backing Vocals – Adriana Kaegi, Cheryl Poirier, Jessica Felton, Taryn Hagey
5:33
10 "40" 2:38

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Design – RX*
  • Drums, Percussion – Larry Mullen Jr*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Guitar, Piano, Lap Steel Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Mastered By – Phil Brown
  • Photography By [Band Photograph] – Anton Corbijn
  • Photography By [Cover] – Ian Finlay
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B5)
  • Songwriter – U2
  • Trumpet – Kenny Fradley*
  • Vocals, Guitar – Bono

Notes

Recorded at Windmill Lake Studios, Dublin, Ireland. Mastered at Warner Bros. Recording Studio L.A.
Larry Mullen Jr plays Yamaha drums.

Island Records, Inc.
Distributed by Atco Records, division of Atlantic Recording Corporation, a Warner Communications Company, 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York 10019.
℗ © 1983 Island Records, Ltd. Printed in U.S.A. TM owned by Antilles Communications Ltd.

RCA Music Service release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 7749-543553 1 02

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9733 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records ILPS 9733 UK 1983
460 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Audio Max 460 Poland Unknown
79 00671 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records 79 00671 Canada 1983
422-811 148-1 U2 War ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 422-811 148-1 UK 1990
405 259 U2 War ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 405 259 Europe 1985


  • Monn
I have a copy with black vinyl rim but it was bought from "the other record shop" in Aberdeen at the time of release, i doubt they would sell counterfeit records. Additionally the run out groove etching is stamped, not hand written with:Matrix / Runout (Side A Run-Out Groove Etching): ILPS 9733 A - 1U - 1 - TOWN HOUSEMatrix / Runout (Side B Run-Out Groove Etching): ILPS 9733 B - 1U - 1 - TOWN HOUSE
  • Landamath
Hi all.I would not want to be drawn into some endless debate about authenticity of the two picture discs in question here but I remember vividly buying my copy from HMV in Oxford Street (and not the rogue traders outside the store). I have also had it in my possession since it's release date.Were HMV in the habit of selling rogue copies back then ? Seems unlikely.Ray O'Shea