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U2 (Musical group)

Works: 1,369 works in 3,555 publications in 9 languages and 54,536 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Drama  Historical films  Alternative rock music  History  Biographical films  Biography  Crime films  Gangster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Originator, Composer, Interviewee, Producer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Lyricist, Singer, Author
Classifications: M1630.18.U89, 782.42166
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Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New York City just prior to the Civil War, a man seeks to avenge the death of his father and gets caught in the middle of the powerful and corrupt political machines of Manhattan
The Joshua tree by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

95 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,007 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 Idris Elba( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,605 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 )

75 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to dismantle an atomic bomb by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

63 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,140 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
All that you can't leave behind by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

34 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No line on the hor i zon by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

41 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending the 1990s experimenting with electronic music and returning to arena-ready rock during the first few years of the 21st century, U2 stakes out territory somewhere between those two points on 2009's NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. Enlisting ... Full Descriptionits go-to production trio of Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, and Steve Lillywhite, the Irish quartet seems intent on crafting a quirkier companion piece to HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB, and they succeed with restless tracks such as "Get on Your Boots," which sounds like "Vertigo" hijacked by T. Rex, and "Stand Up Comedy," a wiry number that lets the Edge cut loose with barbed guitar lines. Some of most striking songs on HORIZON are the ones that venture farthest from U2's comfort zone, as on the surprisingly weighty title track, a tune that counterbalances its nearly industrial heft with a high-pitched keyboard melody, and, of course, Bono's soaring vocals. Although HORIZON is willfully less accessible than BOMB or ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND, it's no return to ZOOROPA-level obtuseness either, meaning that U2 fans will find plenty to admire here even if it doesn't hit them with the immediacy of the group's signature anthems
Rattle and hum by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

55 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musikdvd-video om den irske gruppe U2's turné i USA i 1987
The best of 1980-1990 by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 761 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
War by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

72 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The breakthrough by Mary J Blige( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 722 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 unforgettable fire by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

64 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U2 tackles subjects like religion, war, and race with great emotion and plenty of musical power with their landmark 1984 release, which includes the worldwide hit Pride (In the Name of Love)
18 singles by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

30 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 628 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 )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 625 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
Zooropa by U2 (Musical group)( Recording )

37 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 616 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 )

28 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Johnny Cash by Johnny Cash( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 590 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
I'm your man by Leonard Cohen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Canadian singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, interspersed with performances of his music by various artists, including Nick Cave, U2, Rufus Wainwright
Music from the motion picture City of angels( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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