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U2 (Musical group)

Overview
Works: 1,375 works in 3,225 publications in 7 languages and 52,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Rock music  Alternative rock music  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Electronic music  Interviews  Christian rock music  Contemporary Christian music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Originator, Composer, Producer, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: M1630.18.U89, 782.42166
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Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
The Joshua tree by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

79 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both a critical and commercial landmark for U2. The album sees the band adding more American influences, including country and blues, to the mix. This Grammy-winning album includes the hit Where the Streets Have No Name
Mandela, long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Achtung baby by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

65 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released in 1991, U2's Achtung Baby marked a major creative turning point for the band, and it took the band newer heights of success. It features some of the band's biggest hits including One; Mysterious Ways; and Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses. To mark the album's twentieth anniversary, this two-disc set has been put together featuring the remastered original album and many bonus tracks
How to dismantle an atomic bomb by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

51 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making another run for Number One, the political Irish rockers follow up 2000's Grammy-winning ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND with a return to raw, expansive guitar-work and soaring choruses. "Vertigo" is the lead single
No line on the horizon by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

38 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U2 returns with the highly anticipated follow-up to the 2004 release How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. The band's 14th album includes the single Get on Your Boots
All that you can't leave behind by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

29 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U2 creates one of their best with their 1983 album, which is filled with passionate anthems like Sunday Bloody Sunday
Rattle and hum by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

49 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The unforgettable fire by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The breakthrough by Mary J Blige( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this new studio album, perennial chart-topper Blige infuses her contemporary R & B with surpassing soul and urban grit. Highlights include "Be Without You," "MJB Da MVP," "Can't Hide from Love," and a duet with Bono on U2's "One."
The best of 1980-1990 by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This album spans the decade and reaches back to 1980's I Will Follow, and follows the group's path throughout the decade to their most dazzling 1988's magnified Rattle and Hum
18 singles by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

22 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"**** Out of five."--Rolling Stone
The best of 1990-2000 by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating an unforgettable lasting work of music, U2, on this album combines two new songs, plus a remixed look at the band's third decade
2010 Grammy nominees( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2010 nominees for music's highest honor are featured in a collection that includes the best of the best from the past year. Includes music from U2, Lady Gaga, Green Day, The Black Eyed Peas and more
Zooropa by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

32 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U2 continues to experiment with the dance and electronica of Achtung Baby with their follow-up, Zooropa. Some of the songs featured on the album include Lemon; Numb; and Stay (Faraway, So Close)
Pop by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

25 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Johnny Cash by Johnny Cash( Recording )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Essential Johnny Cash was issued to commemorate Cash's 70th birthday. All of his very biggest hits are here in this 2-disc, 36 track collection
Boy by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the motion picture City of angels( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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