New Year's Day (U2 song)

1983 single by U2

"New Year's Day" is a 1983 song by Irish rock band U2. It is the third track from their third studio album War. It went to number 2 in Ireland, number 9 in the Netherlands and Norway and number 10 in the United Kingdom.

"New Year's Day"
Single by U2
from the album War
B-side"Treasure (Whatever Happened to Pete the Chop)"
Released10 January 1983[1]
RecordedSeptember–November 1982
StudioWindmill Lane Studios (Dublin)
  • 5:36 (album version)
  • 5:40 (original 12" long version)
  • 4:17 (video version)
  • 3:53 (7" edit)
Producer(s)Steve Lillywhite
U2 singles chronology
"A Celebration"
"New Year's Day"
"Two Hearts Beat as One"
Music video
"New Year's Day" at YouTube

Formats and track listings change

References change

  1. "U2 > Discography > Albums > New Year's Day". Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. Barton, David (19 December 2015). "Rockin' harder than ever". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. p. D9.
  3. Zaleski, Annie (20 July 2018). "U2's 25 Best Songs: Critic's Picks". Billboard. Retrieved 22 February 2020.