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U2 digital box set due November 23

Apple’s iTunes Music Store will begin selling the U2 digital box set on Tuesday, November 23–the same day its new album, How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, will be released. The Complete U2 includes the band’s 15 official albums and over 25 rare, previously unreleased tracks, as well as a digital booklet (PDF) with band photos, album art and song lyrics. U2 fans can save US$50 on the digital box set if they’ve purchased the special edition U2 iPod. Read More

No early iTunes release expected for U2 album

U2 will not move up the release date of their new album, despite news that it has leaked onto the Web, band representatives said. “At present there is no plan to bring the album release date forward,” U2 associates said. As reported yesterday, there is speculation that U2 will release How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb early on the iTunes Music Store because of a statement made be frontman Bono in July.

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U2’s Bono: We’ll release album on iTunes if leaked

Last week, U2 had their recently completed new CD, which is planned to be released in November, stolen during a photo shoot in France. Fearing that the new album will show up on peer-to-peer file sharing services for free, U2’s lead singer Bono has come up with a solution. “If it is on the internet this week, we will release it immediately as a legal download on iTunes, and get hard copies into the shops by the end of the month,” he said. “It would be a real pity.

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