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U2 News Round-Up: Billboard No. 1, New BBC Special

Lots of U2 news to discuss today, so let’s dive in.

*It’s official!  U2’s Song of Experience debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart with 186,000 units tallied and 180,000 of that figure coming from traditional album sales.  This makes U2’s eighth album to top the Billboard 200.

*BBC 1 will be airing a new special on the band on December 19.  Here’s a preview showing The Edge and Adam Clayton in a record shop in Sao Paulo.

U2 on Twitter

'You can always find us in old vinyl stores... it's like discovering your adolescence again.' Adam & Edge record shopping in São Paulo with Cat Deeley for BBC 1 special, next Tuesday 9pm (19th Dec). 'Cash? What's that?' #U2SongsofExperience #U2 https://t.co/rEIzJvZ8Tf

*Finally, U2 shared a tease of a new music video for the track “Get Out Of Your Own Way.”  A release date for the entire video hasn’t been announced yet, but we can’t imagine the wait to be very long.

'I can sing it to you all night all night / If I could I'd make it alright alright...' Coming soon, the video for Get Out Of Your Own Way. #U2SongsofExperience #U2

36.6k Likes, 774 Comments - U2 Official (@u2) on Instagram: "'I can sing it to you all night all night / If I could I'd make it alright alright...' Coming soon,..."

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.