" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
BEAUTIFUL DAY

Version I

Version II
Commercial Release October 9/10, 2000
Record Label Island / Interscope Records
Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: 1, UK: 1
Album All That You Can't Leave Behind (2000)
Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Beautiful Day (Album Version): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Engineered by Richard Rainey. Mixed by Steve Lillywhite. Additional engineering by Tim Palmer and Stephen Harris. Keyboards / Programming by Brian Eno. Backing vocals by the Edge and Daniel Lanois.
Summer Rain: Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Engineered and mixed by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney.
Always: Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Engineered and mixed by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney.
Discotheque (Live): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Recorded at the Foro Sol Autodromo, Mexico City, December 3, 1997. Popmart Sound Engineer: Joe O'Herlihy. Sound Supervisors: Flood and Howie B. Mixed by Chris Potter at Metropolis Studios, London.
If You Wear That Velvet Dress (Live): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Recorded at the Foro Sol Autodromo, Mexico City, December 3, 1997. Popmart Sound Engineer: Joe O'Herlihy. Sound Supervisors: Flood and Howie B. Mixed by Chris Potter at Metropolis Studios, London.
Last Night on Earth (Live): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Recorded at the Foro Sol Autodromo, Mexico City, December 3, 1997. Popmart Sound Engineer: Joe O'Herlihy. Sound Supervisors: Flood and Howie B. Mixed by Chris Potter at Metropolis Studios, London.
Last Night on Earth (Live Video): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Recorded at Foro Sol Autodromo, Mexico City, December 3, 1997. Directed by David Mallett. Produced by Dave O'Hanlon. Popmart Sound Engineer: Joe O'Herlihy. Sound Supervisors: Flood and Howie B. Mixed by Chris Potter at Metropolis Studios, London.
OTHER NOTES
Beautiful Day was released to radio on August 31, 2000 as the lead off single from All That You Can't Leave Behind. The commercial single was released on October 9, 2000 in Europe and Australia, and October 10, 2000 in Canada. There was a 12" single released a couple of weeks later in the USA, but no domestic CD singles for the US. There would be no commercial releases for this album in the US after this single until the 7 (Target EP) was released in early 2002.

The single contained several live tracks from the 1997 Mexican concert. Tracks from this show were also released on Hasta La Vista Baby, a fanclub only release. Discotheque also appeared on that release. Last Night on Earth and Velvet Dress did not appear on that compilation.

The video portion of these CDs requires Quicktime, which is not included on the CD, so if you plan to get the Australian release which contains this video, you will need to download this software.

Beautiful Day appeared on several other releases. Various remixes appeared on the Stuck in a Moment (Europe / Australia) singles and on the Canadian Walk On singles. One of these, as well as Always and Summer Rain, would later appear on the 7 (Target EP). A live version of Beautiful Day from Boston was released on a promo CD from Best Buy.

CATALOG INFORMATION
US Cover
 Format: 12" Vinyl
 Catalog: Interscope, 314-562 972-1, US
 Tracks: Beautiful Day (Album Version) / Beautiful Day (Album Version)
 Info: Black vinyl. Same track on both sides. Cover features U2 in colour as seen on the left, unlike most of the CD releases which featured a monotone greyed out version of U2.
 Other Images: 12" Label

UK Cover
 Format: Cassette
 Catalog: Island, CIS766 / 562 945-4, UK
 Tracks: Beautiful Day (Album Version) / Summer Rain
 Info: Cover features U2 in colour as seen on the left, unlike most of the CD releases which feature a monotone greyed out version of U2.
 Other Images: None at this time.

UK Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, CIDT766 / 562 950-2, UK
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Summer Rain
 Info: Cover features U2 in colour as seen on the left, unlike the other CD releases which feature a monotone greyed out version of U2.
 Other Images: None at this time.

UK Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, CID766 / 562 945-2, UK
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Summer Rain / Always
 Info: Released in two versions. A single slimline case version, and a version which came in a double CD case with room for the second version of the single. The double CD came with a promotional insert advertising the second disc. Some versions also shipped with a postcard that could be sent in for more information on U2.
 Other Images: Case with sticker / CD / Postcard / Promo Insert Side 1 / Promo Insert Side 2

UK Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, CIDX766 / 562 946-2, UK
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Discotheque (Live) / Velvet Dress (Live)
 Info: Slimline Case.
 Other Images: None at this time.

Canada Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, 314-562 945-2, Canada / Mexico / Argentina
Island, CID766 / 562 945-2, Germany
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Summer Rain / Always
 Info: Slimline Case.
 Other Images: Canadian Case with sticker / Canadian CD

Canada Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, 314-562 946-2, Canada / Mexico / Argentina
Island, CIDX766 / 562 946-2, Germany
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Discotheque (Live) / Velvet Dress (Live)
 Info: Same as UK release of single #2 with blue sleeve
 Other Images: Canadian Case with sticker / Canadian CD

Australia Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, 562 998-2, Australia
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Summer Rain / Always / Last Night on Earth (Video)
 Info: Released in a regular slim jewel case. Enhanced video was exclusive to the Australian release. Cover slightly different than Canadian / European version as the image is smaller and there is a white bar on the right side.
 Other Images: Australian Case with sticker / Australian CD

Australia Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, 562 994-2, Australia
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Discotheque (Live) / Velvet Dress (Live) / Last Night on Earth (Live)
 Info: Released in a regular slim jewel case.
 Other Images: Australian Case with sticker / Australian CD

Japan Cover
 Format: 5" CD
 Catalog: Island, UICI 5002, Japan
 Tracks: Beautiful Day / Summer Rain / Always / Discotheque (Live) / Velvet Dress (Live)
 Info: Insert with Japanese text. 
 Other Images: None at this time. 

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