U2 Ordinary Love coverRock icons U2 have premiered a lyric video for their first new song in three years, “Ordinary Love”. The band wrote the song as a tribute to Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and world peace revolutionary. The track will be featured on the soundtrack of the upcoming biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The beautiful lyric video was created and directed by Oliver Jeffers and Mac Premo. Oliver, an Irish artist, also designed the cover for the single. U2 will be releasing the song on 10-inch vinyl on November 29 for Record Store Day’s Back to Black Friday, accompanied by a revamped version of “Breathe”, a track off the band’s last album, 2009’s No Line On The HorizonThe album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, and #1 on nearly every other chart around the globe. U2 have reportedly enlisted renowned producer Danger Mouse to produce their next album, which is due out in April 2014. It will be the band’s first full-length LP in five years. – by Matt Bishop

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