List of songs recorded by U2

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This is a comprehensive list of U2 songs that have been officially released. The list includes songs that have been performed by the entire band, as well as tracks released under the band's side project with Brian Eno, known as "Passengers". Other side projects, including contributions by solo members of the band, are not included in this list. The list consists of mostly studio recordings; remixes and live recordings are not listed, unless the song has only been released in one of the two formats. Singles are listed as having been released on their respective album, unless the single has no associated album. Only one release is listed per song, unless the song was featured on multiple releases at the same time. All songs (totaling in 240) were written by U2 unless otherwise noted.

Song Release Producer Notes
"11 O'Clock Tick Tock" "11 O'Clock Tick Tock" single Martin Hannett Non-album single
"40" War Steve Lillywhite
"4th of July" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Acrobat" Achtung Baby Daniel Lanois
"All Along the Watchtower" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine Written by Bob Dylan
"All Because of You" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Steve Lillywhite
"All I Want Is You" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Always" "Beautiful Day" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Always Forever Now" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Amazing Grace" U2 Duals Live with the Soweto Gospel Choir
"Angel of Harlem" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Angels Too Tied to the Ground" War (remastered deluxe edition) Steve Lillywhite
"Another Day" "Another Day" single Chas de Whalley, U2 Non-album single
"Another Time, Another Place" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"Are You Gonna Wait Forever?" "Vertigo" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Babyface" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Bad" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"The Ballad of Ronnie Drew" "The Ballad of Ronnie Drew" single John Reynolds Non-album single; written by Robert Hunter, Bono, The Edge, and Simon Carmody; with The Dubliners, Kíla, and "A Band of Bowsies"
"Bass Trap" "The Unforgettable Fire" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Beach Sequence" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Beat on the Brat" We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to Ramones Mike Hedges Written by Jeffrey Hyman, John Cummings and Douglas Colvin
"Beautiful Day" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Beautiful Ghost/Introduction to Songs of Experience" Unreleased & Rare U2 From "The Complete U2" box set; features the "Introduction" from Songs of Experience by William Blake
"Big Girls Are Best" "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out of" and "Walk On" singles Flood, Howie B
"Blow Your House Down" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"Boomerang I" "Pride (In the Name of Love)" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Boomerang II" "Pride (In the Name of Love)" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Bottoms (Watashitachi No Ookina Yume)" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers), Bonus track (UK promo and Japan only)
"Boy/Girl" Three Chas de Whalley, U2
"Breathe" No Line on the Horizon Steve Lillywhite
"Bullet the Blue Sky" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Cartoon World" Boy (remastered deluxe edition) Ian Wilson
"An Cat Dubh" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"Cedars of Lebanon" No Line on the Horizon Daniel Lanois
"A Celebration" "A Celebration" single Steve Lillywhite Non-album single
"Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" A Very Special Christmas Jimmy Iovine Written by Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector
"City of Blinding Lights" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Flood
"Corpse (These Chains Are Way Too Long)" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Crumbs from Your Table" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Steve Lillywhite
"Daddy's Gonna Pay for Your Crashed Car" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Dancing Barefoot" "When Love Comes to Town" single U2 Written by Patti Smith and Ivan Kral
"A Day Without Me" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"Deep in the Heart" "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" single U2
"Desert of Our Love" The Joshua Tree (20th anniversary deluxe edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Desire" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"A Different Kind of Blue" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Dirty Day" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Disappearing Act" The Unforgettable Fire (25th anniversary edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Discothèque" Pop Flood
"Don't Take Your Guns to Town" "Elevation" single Written by Johnny Cash
"Down All the Days" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"Do You Feel Loved" Pop Flood
"Drowning Man" War Steve Lillywhite
"Drunk Chicken/America" The Joshua Tree (20th anniversary deluxe edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois Features an excerpt from America by Allen Ginsberg
"The Electric Co." Boy Steve Lillywhite
"Electrical Storm" The Best of 1990–2000 William Orbit
"Elevation" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Elvis Ate America" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers); featuring Howie B
"Elvis Presley and America" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Endless Deep" "Two Hearts Beat as One" and "Sunday Bloody Sunday" singles Steve Lillywhite
"Even Better Than the Real Thing" Achtung Baby Steve Lillywhite, Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Everlasting Love" "All I Want Is You" single U2 Written by Mac Gayden and Buzz Cason
"Everybody Loves a Winner" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"Exit" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Fast Cars" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (Japan/UK release bonus track) Steve Lillywhite
"Fez – Being Born" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Fire" October Steve Lillywhite
"The First Time" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Flower Child" Unreleased & Rare From "The Complete U2" box set
"The Fly" Achtung Baby Daniel Lanois
"The Fool" Early Demos Barry Devlin[1] From "The Complete U2" box set
"Fortunate Son" "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses" single Paul Barrett, U2 Written by John Fogerty
"Get on Your Boots" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Gloria" October Steve Lillywhite
"God Part II" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Gone" Pop Flood
"Grace" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"The Ground Beneath Her Feet" The Million Dollar Hotel: Music from the Motion Picture Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois Featuring Daniel Lanois
"Hallelujah (Here She Comes)" "Desire" single Jimmy Iovine
"The Hands That Built America" Gangs of New York: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture The Edge
"Happiness Is a Warm Gun" "Last Night on Earth" single Flood Written by Lennon–McCartney
"Hawkmoon 269" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Heartland" Rattle and Hum Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Heaven and Hell" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" Batman Forever: Music from the Motion Picture Nellee Hooper, Bono, The Edge
"Holy Joe" "Discothèque" single Flood
"I Believe in Father Christmas" (RED)Wire Volume 1 Issue 2 Written by Greg Lake and Peter Sinfield
"I Fall Down" October Steve Lillywhite
"I Remember You" "Elevation" single Written by Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, and Tommy Ramone
"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"I Threw a Brick Through a Window" October Steve Lillywhite
"I Will Follow" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" No Line on the Horizon Steve Lillywhite
"I'm Not Your Baby" The End of Violence: Songs from the Motion Picture Flood, Howie B With Sinéad O'Connor
"If God Will Send His Angels" Pop Flood
"If You Wear That Velvet Dress" Pop Flood
"In a Little While" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Indian Summer Sky" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"In God's Country" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Instant Karma!" Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur Tal Herzberg Written by John Lennon
"Into the Heart" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"Invisible" non-album single Danger Mouse Charity single, with proceeds going to (RED)
"Is That All?" October Steve Lillywhite
"Ito Okashi" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers); featuring Holi
"Jesus Christ" Folkways: A Vision Shared Jimmy Iovine Written by Woody Guthrie
"J. Swallo" "Fire" single Steve Lillywhite Also known as "Johnny Swallo"[2] and "J. Swallow"[3]
"Kite" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Lady with the Spinning Head (UV1)" "One" single Paul Barrett
"Last Night on Earth" Pop Flood
"Lemon" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Levitate" Unreleased & Rare From "The Complete U2" box set
"Like a Song…" War Steve Lillywhite
"Love and Peace or Else" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Love Comes Tumbling" "The Unforgettable Fire" single and Wide Awake in America U2
"Love Is Blindness" Achtung Baby Daniel Lanois
"Love Rescue Me" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Love You Like Mad" Unreleased & Rare From "The Complete U2" box set
"Luminous Times (Hold On To Love)" "With or Without You" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, U2 Written by U2 and Brian Eno
"Maggie's Farm" Live for Ireland Written by Bob Dylan
"Magnificent" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite
"A Man and a Woman" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Jacknife Lee
"Mercy" Wide Awake in Europe
"Miami" Pop Flood
"Miracle Drug" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Steve Lillywhite
"Miss Sarajevo" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers); featuring Luciano Pavarotti
"MLK" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Mofo" Pop Flood
"Moment of Surrender" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Mothers of the Disappeared" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Mysterious Ways" Achtung Baby Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Native Son" Unreleased & Rare From "The Complete U2" box set
"Near the Island" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"Neon Lights" "Vertigo" single Richard Rainey, U2 Written by Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, and Karl Bartos
"New Year's Day" War Steve Lillywhite
"New York" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Night and Day" Red Hot + Blue The Edge, Paul Barrett Written by Cole Porter
"No Line on the Horizon" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"No Line on the Horizon 2" "Get on Your Boots" single U2
"North and South of the River" "Staring at the Sun" single Flood Written by U2 and Christy Moore
"Numb" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"The Ocean" Boy Steve Lillywhite
"October" October Steve Lillywhite
"Oh Berlin" Achtung Baby (20th anniversary super deluxe edition)
"One" Achtung Baby Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois Original recording
"One" (with Mary J. Blige) The Breakthrough Ron Fair Re-recording with Mary J. Blige
"One Minute Warning" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"One Step Closer" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Chris Thomas, Daniel Lanois
"One Tree Hill" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Ordinary Love" Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Danger Mouse Specifically written for the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
"Original of the Species" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Steve Lillywhite
"Out of Control" (EP version) Three Chas de Whalley, U2 Original recording
"Out of Control" (album version) Boy Steve Lillywhite Re-recording for album
"Paint It Black" "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses" single Paul Barrett, U2 Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
"Peace on Earth" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"The Playboy Mansion" Pop Flood
"Please" Pop Flood
"Plot 180" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Pop Muzik" "Last Night on Earth" single Written by Robin Scott
"Pride (In the Name of Love)" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Promenade" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Race Against Time" "Where the Streets Have No Name" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, U2
"Red Hill Mining Town" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Red Light" War Steve Lillywhite
"The Refugee" War Bill Whelan
"Rejoice" October Steve Lillywhite
"Rise Up" The Joshua Tree (20th anniversary edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel" "Angel of Harlem" single Jimmy Iovine, U2
"Running to Stand Still" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"The Saints Are Coming" U218 Singles Rick Rubin With Green Day; written by Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson
"Salome" "Even Better Than the Real Thing" single Paul Barrett, U2
"Satellite of Love" "One" single The Edge, Paul Barrett Written by Lou Reed
"Saturday Night" Boy (remastered deluxe edition) Steve Lillywhite
"Scarlet" October Steve Lillywhite
"Seconds" War Steve Lillywhite
"Shadows and Tall Trees" (album version) Boy Steve Lillywhite Re-recording for album
"Shadows and Tall Trees" (demo version) Early Demos Barry Devlin[1] Original demo recording; part of "The Complete U2" box set
"She's a Mystery to Me" "All Because of You" single Written by Bono and The Edge
"Silver and Gold" "Where the Streets Have No Name" single U2 Written by Bono
"Sixty Seconds in Kingdom Come" "The Unforgettable Fire" (single) single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Slow Dancing" "Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" single Original recording
"Slow Dancing" (with Willie Nelson) "If God Will Send His Angels" single Flood Re-recording with Willie Nelson
"Slug" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Smile" Unreleased & Rare Written by U2 and Simon Carmody; from "The Complete U2" box set
"So Cruel" Achtung Baby Daniel Lanois
"Some Days Are Better Than Others" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Chris Thomas
"Soon" U2 360° at the Rose Bowl (super deluxe boxset) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, with additional production by Declan Gaffney Used as entrance song on U2 360° Tour prior to release, previously titled "Kingdom of Your Love",
"A Sort of Homecoming" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Spanish Eyes" "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" single U2
"Speed of Life" Boy (remastered deluxe edition) Steve Lillywhite
"Springhill Mining Disaster" The Late Late Show Tribute Written by Peggy Seeger
"Stand Up Comedy" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Staring at the Sun" Pop Flood
"Stateless" The Million Dollar Hotel: Music from the Motion Picture Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge
"Stories for Boys" (album version) Boy Steve Lillywhite Re-recording for album
"Stories for Boys" (EP version) Three Chas de Whalley, U2 Original recording
"Stranger in a Strange Land" October Steve Lillywhite
"Street Missions" Early Demos Barry Devlin[1] From "The Complete U2" box set
"Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Summer Rain" "Beautiful Day" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Sunday Bloody Sunday" War Steve Lillywhite
"Surrender" War Steve Lillywhite
"Sweet Fire of Love" Robbie Robertson Daniel Lanois, Robbie Robertson Performed and written by Robbie Robertson and U2
"Sweetest Thing" "Where the Streets Have No Name" single Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno Original recording; also known as "The Sweetest Thing"[4]
"Sweetest Thing" (The Single Mix) The Best of 1980–1990 Steve Lillywhite, Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno Re-recording for single
"Testimony" Robbie Robertson Daniel Lanois, Robbie Robertson Performed by Robbie Robertson and U2; written by Robbie Robertson
"Theme from Let's Go Native" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Theme from The Swan" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Things to Make and Do" "A Day Without Me" single Steve Lillywhite
"The Three Sunrises" "The Unforgettable Fire" (single) single and Wide Awake in America Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, U2
"Tomorrow" October Steve Lillywhite
"Touch" "11 O'Clock Tick Tock" single Martin Hannett
"Tower of Song" Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (Motion Picture Soundtrack) The Edge, Lian Lunson Written by and featuring Leonard Cohen
"Trash, Trampoline and the Party Girl" "A Celebration" single Steve Lillywhite Also known as "Party Girl"
"Treasure (Whatever Happened to Pete the Chop)" "New Year's Day" single Steve Lillywhite
"Trip Through Your Wires" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World" Achtung Baby Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Twilight" (album version) Boy Steve Lillywhite Re-recording for album
"Twilight" (demo version) "Another Day" single Original non-produced demo recording
"Two Hearts Beat as One" War Steve Lillywhite
"Two Shots of Happy, One Shot of Sad" "If God Will Send His Angels" single Nellee Hooper Written by Bono and The Edge
"Ultraviolet (Light My Way)" Achtung Baby Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois Also known as "Ultra Violet (Light My Way)"
"Unchained Melody" "All I Want Is You" single U2 Written by Alex North and Hy Zaret
"The Unforgettable Fire" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"United Colours" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Unknown Caller" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Until the End of the World" Achtung Baby Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Van Diemen's Land" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine
"Vertigo" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Steve Lillywhite
"Viva Davidoff" "Miss Sarajevo" single Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Wake Up Dead Man" Pop Flood
"Walk On" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Walk to the Water" "With or Without You" single Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, U2
"The Wanderer" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge Featuring Johnny Cash
"Wave of Sorrow (Birdland)" The Joshua Tree (20th anniversary edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"When I Look at the World" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"When Love Comes to Town" Rattle and Hum Jimmy Iovine Featuring B. B. King
"Where Did It All Go Wrong" "Even Better Than the Real Thing" single Paul Barrett, U2
"Where the Streets Have No Name" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"White as Snow" No Line on the Horizon Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses" Achtung Baby Steve Lillywhite, Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Wild Honey" All That You Can't Leave Behind Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Window in the Skies" U218 Singles Rick Rubin
"Winter" Linear Steve Lillywhite, Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Wire" The Unforgettable Fire Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"With a Shout" October Steve Lillywhite Also known as "With a Shout (Jerusalem)"[5]
"With or Without You" The Joshua Tree Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Xanax and Wine" Unreleased & Rare From "The Complete U2" box set
"Yahweh" How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Chris Thomas
"Yoshino Blossom" The Unforgettable Fire (25th anniversary edition) Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
"Your Blue Room" Original Soundtracks 1 Brian Eno With Brian Eno (as Passengers)
"Zoo Station" Achtung Baby Daniel Lanois
"Zooropa" Zooropa Flood, Brian Eno, The Edge

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Early Demos (EP)". U2 Wanderer. Retrieved 2008-11-26. 
  2. ^ Edge, The (2008). "Rare and Unreleased Tracks". October (Remastered deluxe edition CD booklet). U2. United States: Island Records. B0010948-02. 
  3. ^ U2 R.O.K. (12-inch maxi single A-side). U2. Germany: Island Records. 1981. 600.417. 
  4. ^ Where the Streets Have No Name (12-inch single single). U2. United Kingdom: Island Records. 1987. 12IS 340. 
  5. ^ October (Back cover). U2. Australia: Island Records. 1981. D37670. 

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