U2 Announce 2018 North American Tour, New Album Details

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(TRR) – U2 have announced their 2018 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour. The arena trek, a sequel to their 2015 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE outing, kicks off on May 2 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK and wraps up on June 29 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. One month from today, U2 will release their 14th studio album Songs of Experience.

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Tickets go on sale Monday, November 20th @ 10:00 am exclusively through Ticketmaster Verified Fan®. In keeping with their commitment to ensure tickets get into the hands of fans, not scalpers or bots, U2 has partnered with Ticketmaster to use its Verified Fan platform. Verified Fan will power all ticket sales, providing fans who truly want to attend the show with the best opportunity to get great tickets.

U2 fan club subscribers receive first access and can register at U2.com/Subscribe beginning today until Sunday, November 12th. Subscribers will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets beginning Tuesday, November 14 at 10:00 am and running through Thursday, November 16th at 5:00 pm.

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Citi® cardmembers can take advantage of a special, first-ever Citi Presale powered by Verified Fan opportunity for tour dates in the United States. Citi cardmembers can register now through November 14th to unlock access to tickets and use their Citi card to complete the ticket purchase if verified. The Citi Presale begins Thursday, November 16th at 9:00 am and will continue through Saturday, November 18th at 5:00 pm. To register for the Citi Presale powered by Verified Fan visit: citiprivatepass.com

Tickets will also be available for the Verified Fan public sale that begins on Monday, November 20th at 10:00 am. All fans must register by Saturday, November 18th for the opportunity to unlock access to tickets. To begin, visit u2.tmverifiedfan.com.

1. “Love Is All We Have Left”
2. “Lights of Home”
3. “You’re The Best Thing About Me”
4. “Get Out of Your Own Way”
5. “American Soul”
6. “Summer of Love”
7. “Red Flag Day”
8. “The Showman (Little More Better)”
9. “The Little Things That Give You Away”
10. “Landlady”
11. “The Blackout”
12. “Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way”
13. “13 (There is a Light)”

Deluxe Edition Tracks:

14. “Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix)”
15. “Book Of Your Heart”
16. “Lights of Home (St Peter’s String Version)”
17. “You’re The Best Thing About Me (U2 vs Kygo)”

The band’s upcoming Songs of Experience is the companion release to 2014’s Songs of Innocence, the two titles drawing inspiration from a collection of poems, Songs of Innocence and Experience, by the 18th century English mystic and poet William Blake. Produced by Jacknife Lee and Ryan Tedder, with Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow and Jolyon Thomas, the album features a cover image by Anton Corbijn of band-members’ teenage children Eli Hewson and Sian Evans.

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May 2 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
May 4 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
May 7 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
May 11 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
May 15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
May 22 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
May 26 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
May 28 – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Arena
June 5 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
June 9 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
June 13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
June 17 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
June 21 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
June 25 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
June 29 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center

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