" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

Cover
 Commercial Release November 1983
 Record Label Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: 28, Canada: ?, UK: 1
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
Alternate Track
  • The Electric Co. (Live from St. Goarshausen - Edit) (4:57)
COMMERCIAL SINGLES
I Will Follow
PROMOTIONAL RELEASES
I Will Follow (Live) Promo Single A Dialogue with U2 Promo
LINER NOTES
All songs composed by U2. Producer: Jimmy Iovine. Mixed by Shelly Yakus at the Hit Factory, NYC. Assistant engineering by Bobby Cohen. Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Lacquer, LA. Design by RX for The Creative Department, Dublin. Monitor photography by Jacobus van Hespen from "Under a Blood Red Sky" a "U2 at Red Rocks Associates" production.

Denver Recordings: Location recording by Steve Lillywhite. Produced for Source by EDR Entertainment and recorded on the Effanel Music Mobile Facility, Denver, Co. June 5th, 1983.
Boston Recordings: Location recording, produced by DIR Broadcasting and recorded on the Effanel Music Mobile, Boston, Mass. May 6th, 1983.
St. Goarshausen Recordings: Location recording courtesy of "Rockpalast 83", WDR Television, West Germany, August 20th, 1983.

OTHER NOTES
U2's fourth album was a live recording, Under a Blood Red Sky. Although generally referred to as U2 Live from "Red Rocks", this audio CD is not entirely made up of tracks from the Denver Red Rocks show.  Instead, only "Gloria" and "Party Girl" were recorded at that show, and most of the tracks were recorded in St. Goarshausen, West Germany and were taken from a concert broadcast on German TV.  The misnomer comes from the Under a Blood Red Sky video which was indeed shot at the Denver show at the Red Rocks ampitheatre.

There are two very different versions of this recording.  During "The Electric Co." Bono included a snippet from the song "Send in the Clowns" and the recording was released without paying proper royalties for this track.  Legal action was taken, and U2 ended up paying for the use of that 30 second snippet of the song.  Thus later editions of the recording had the "Send in the Clowns" snippet edited out of the recording.  Somehow as we moved into the CD era, CDs were pressed with both versions of the song - including the snippet and not including the snippet.  There have been other differences in the editing of other tracks as well, but these are minor compared to the 30 second edit during "The Electric Co."

Some of these other minor edits are cataloged below.  I would love to hear of other variations, or where your CD fits in below:
 

USA CAN UK UK OZ Cover
A2 91127 CCIDM113 CID 113
Gloria 4:44 4:45 4:45 4:44 4:44 4:32
11 O'Clock 4:43 4:43 4:43 4:44 4:42 4:34
IWF 3:42 3:48 3:47 3:48 3:40 3:36
Party Girl 3:21 3:07 3:08 3:16 3:15 2:52
SBS 5:26 5:18 5:17 5:27 5:17 4:55
Electric Co. 4:58 4:57 5:23 4:57 5:22 5:18
NYD 4:36 4:36 4:35 4:36 4:35 4:29
"40" 3:45 3:43 3:43 3:55 3:42 3:36

Both the USA and Canada versions of Party Girl are missing the "one more" at the start of the Australian version.  On the Canadian version, this line of Bono's is included at the end of I Will Follow.  The track lengths included in the track listing above are how they are listed on the back of my CD.  One immediately notices that none of these match up with any of the above versions.  Many of the other differences in track times are where the "live" recording of crowd noise between tracks has been split.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 12" VINYL:
 Mexico Pressing, LPR-25030
Label: Polygram Records
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
 Mexico Pressing, LA574
Label: Island / Bertelsmann Records
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Catalog Information:
Argentina, Island / Ariola, TLP-70015 [1986] Japan, Island, R20-2086 [Reissue]
Argentina, Island / Ariola, IMA3-1 [1989] Korea, Island, KA037
Australia, Island / Festival, L20033 [Red Vinyl] Malaysia, Polygram, IMC-3
Australia, Island / Festival, L20033 [Blue Vinyl] Mexico, Island / Bertelsmann, LA574
Australia, Island / Festival, L20033 [Black Vinyl] Mexico, Island / Bertelsmann, MLM-5383
Brazil, Island, 604.7049 Mexico, Polygram, LPR 25030
Canada, Island, 79 01271 South Africa, Island, ILPH1003
Germany, Island, 205 904 Sweden, Island, IMA3
Greece, Island, 71414 UK, Island, IMA3
Ireland, CBS, CBS 25801X Uruguay, Island, 100014/1
Israel, Island, ANIMA 3 USA, Island, 90127-1
Italy, Island, IMA3 Yugoslavia, Jugoton, LSI 11128
Japan, Island 20S-192
Track Listing:
As listed above.
Further Information:
The blue vinyl released in Australia was printed for a few record company execs and was done in very limited quantities.  Reports of 5 copies have been made.  The red vinyl was much more common, and can still be found on a frequent basis.  A black vinyl copy was also pressed.  Mexico pressing LA574 was unique in the packaging.  The covers were reversed.
Other Images:
Additional images from international pressings always welcome!
 CASSETTE:
 Canada Pressing, ISMC 127
Label: Island Records
UPC: None
Package: Hardshell Case
 UK Pressing, IMC 3
Label: Island Records
UPC: 5 014474 230035
Package: Hardshell Case
Catalog Information:
Australia, Island / Festival, C20033 Mexico, Polygram, MCR 25030
Australia, Island, 818 008-4 Poland, Island, XCD 054
Canada, Island, ISMC 127 South Africa, Island, MMTC1623
Germany, Island, 405 904 UK, Island, IMC 3
Italy, Island, IMAK73 USA, Island, 90127-4
Italy, Island, 405904 USA, Island, 422-818 008-4
Mexico, Island / Bertelsmann, CS 574 Yugoslavia, Jugoton, CAI 9146
Track Listing:
As listed above. 
Further Information:
Other Images:
Additional images not available above always welcome!
 5" CD:
 Canada Pressing, CCIDM-113
Label: Island / Columbia House Records
UPC: 0 6043-90113-2 9
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: #921021FF CIDM-113 MFG BY CINRAM
Note: Record Club Pressing
 Japan Pressing, P24D-10051
Label: Island / Polystar Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel with OBI
Matrix:
 Japan Pressing, PHCR-4704
Label: Island / Phonogram Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel with OBI
Matrix:
 Japan Pressing, PHCR-4836
Label: Island / Phonogram Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel with OBI
Matrix:
 Japan Pressing, UICY 2358
Label: Island / Universal Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel with OBI
Matrix:
 UK Pressing, CID 113
Label: Island Records
UPC: 4 007196 105591
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: CID 113 /610 559 C
Note: Sleeve printed in Germany
 USA Pressing, A2 90127
Label: Island / Columbia House Records
UPC: 0 7567-90127-2 2
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: DIDX-953 3
Note: Record Club Pressing
 USA Pressing, 90127-2
Label: Island / BMG Records
UPC: None
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: 422 818 008-2 06%
Note: Record Club Pressing
Catalog Information:
Australia, Island / Festival, D19177 Japan, Island / Phonogram, PHCR-4704 [1995]
Australia, Island, 818 008-4 Japan, Island / Phonogram, PHCR-4836 
Canada, Island, CID 113 Japan, Island / Phonogram, PHCR-1704
Canada, Island / Columbia House, CCIDM-113 Japan, Island / Universal, UICY 2358 [2002]
Canada, Island, 818 008-4 UK, Island, CID113
Germany, Island, 610 559 USA / Japan, Island, 7 90127-2 [Digipack]
Israel, Island, CID113 USA, Island, 90127-2
Japan, Island / Polystar, P33D-20019 USA, Island / Columbia House, A2 90127
Japan, Island / Polystar, P24D-10051 USA, Island / BMG, 90127-2
USA, Island, 422-818 008-2
Track Listing:
As listed above.
Further Information:
Other Images:
Additional images not available above always welcome!
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