Boy - Digital Double Album - MP3
This digital album is available in DRM-free, MP3 256kbps format. U2 MP3's will play on iPod and all MP3 players.
Individual samples of each song from this digital album are available by clicking on the track list below.
This remastered album was released on July 21, 2008 (2008-07-21) in the UK, with the U.S. version following it the next day. Included on the double album are b-sides, live tracks and rarities not heard on the original Boy album. As with The Joshua Tree, the cover artwork has been standardized to the original UK release. Speed of Life, Saturday Night and Cartoon World were among the rare and previously unreleased tracks featured in the remastered edition of the band's first album, Boy.
Original album information:
Boy was the first of three albums to be produced by Steve Lillywhite and was Originally released in October 1980. The original sleeve featured the 'boy' Peter Rowan but Warner Bros, fearing controversy, released a different album cover in North America, featuring a stretched and distorted picture of the band. Boy was voted Best Album, Best Debut Album, and Best Album Sleeve in the Hot Press Irish National Poll Results. It peaked at No. 52 on the UK album charts and No. 63 on the US album charts. In the US, it was certified platinum by the RIAA.