Release Date 1986
 Artist The Edge
 Record Label Virgin Records
 Singles With U2 Heroine (1986)
 Promotional Releases None
The Edge is credited with all tracks on this album, writing and performing.  Larry Mullen performs drums on "Heroine".
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
  • Rowena's Theme (3:56)
  • Heroine (Theme from Captive) (4:27)
  • One Foot in Heaven (5:10)
  • The Strange Party (5:35)
  • Hiro's Theme I (4:16)
  • Drift (2:20)
  • The Dream Theme (3:36)
  • Djinn (3:02)
  • Island (1:53)
  • Hiro's Theme (Reprise) (1:37)
Written and produced by The Edge with Michael Brook.  Engineered by Kevin Moloney with Pearse Dunne.  Except Heroine - Vocal by Sinead O'Connor, Lyric by the Edge and Sinead O'Connor, Remixed by Steve Lillywhite.  Djinn written and produced by Michael Brook.  All instruments played by The Edge and Michael Brook, except drums on Heroine by Larry Mullen Jnr and French Horn on Rowena's Theme by Lesley Bishop. Thanks to Anne Louise Kelly, Steve Brown, Manu Katche, Pino Paladino, Daniel Lanois, Flood, Pat McCarthy, Larry Mullen Jnr, Brian Eno.
The soundtrack for the movie "Captive" is the only solo album to date by one of the members of U2.  The Edge was approached to score the film, which was released in the UK and had little publicity in North America.  The Edge approached Michael Brook, the creator of the infinite guitar which his regularily uses, to help him with this soundtrack album.  Brook co-produced and helped with the instrumentals and some of the writing chores.

Edge also approached a young vocalist just beginning to appear on the Dublin scene to provide vocals for the title track.  This was Sinead O'Connor, who has since gone on to have a very successful career of her own.  Larry Mullen also provided drums on the title track.  Heroine was released as a single.

The music on "Captive" is a mix of ambient styles, and is quite a soothing listen.  The majority of tracks are instrumental and quite beautiful.

  • Sinead O'Connor recorded "Heroine" with the Edge. It was the main song on the Captive Soundtrack and was also released as a single. It also appeared on 2005's Collaborations compilation featuring Sinead performing with other artists
  • Sinead O'Connor recorded "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart", a song written by Bono and Gavin Friday for the In the Name of the Father Soundtrack. It was also released as a single with additional mixes. She also recorded a live version of the song for her She Who Dwells album.
  • The track "The Father and his Wife the Spirit" was written by Bono and Gavin Friday and was performed by Sinead O'Connor as a b-side to her single You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart.
  • "I'm Not Your Baby" was recorded by U2 and Sinead O'Connor for the End of Violence Soundtrack. It also appeared on 2005's Collaborations compilation featuring Sinead performing with other artists
  • Sinead O'Connor perfoms the chant that opens "Bullet the Blue Sky" on the U2 Go Home DVD.
 12" VINYL:
 Canada Pressing, VL 2401
Label: Virgin Records
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Catalog Information:
Canada, Virgin, VL 2401 UK, Virgin, 90609-1
Track Listing:
As listed above.
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 5" CD:
 UK Pressing, CDV 2401 
Label: Virgin Records
UPC: 5 012981 240127
Package: Regular Jewel Case
Matrix: CDV 2401 :
Catalog Information:
UK, Virgin Records, CDV 2401
Track Listing:
As listed above.
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