" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
ZOOROPA

Cover
 Commercial Release July 5 / 6, 1993
 Record Label Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: 1, Canada: 1, UK: 1
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
COMMERCIAL SINGLES
Numb Stay (Faraway So Close!)
Lemon
PROMOTIONAL RELEASES
Numb Promo Single Zooropa Promo Single
Lemon Promo Single Zoo TV Tour Promo
Stay (Faraway So Close) Promo Single
LINER NOTES
Bono: Vocals and Guitar.  The Edge: Guitar, Piano, Synthesizers and Vocals.  Adam Clayton: Bass Guitars. Larry Mullen Jnr: Drums, Percussion, and Backing Vocals. Paul McGuinness: Manager.  Studio Crew: Joe O'Herlihy: Monitoring. Des Broadbery: Programming, Keyboard and Guitar Technician. Fraser McAlister: Guitar Technician (Bono). Sam O'Sullivan: Drum Technician. Stuart Morgan: Bass Guitar Technician. Dallas Schoo: Guitar Technician (The Edge). Colm "Rab" McAllister: Studio Tecnician.  Suzanne Doyle: Studio Production Manager.  Anne-Louise Kelly: Album Production Manager. 

Recorded in The Factory, Windmill Lane Studios and Westland Studios, Dublin.  Additional Recording Facilities:  Terry Cromer & Julian Douglas, Audio Engineering, Dublin.  Produced by: Flood, Brian Eno and The Edge.  Mixed by: Flood and Robbie Adams.  Engineered by: Flood and Robbie Adams. Music: U2.  Words: Bono (Except "Dirty Day" Bono and the Edge, "Numb" The Edge.)  Recorded in Dublin, March - May 1993. Album Cover Design by Works Associates (Dublin)  Art direction by Steve Averill.  Design and Computer treatments by Brian Williams.  Baby Illustration by Shaughn McGrath.  Origina baby illustration by Charlie Whisker.

Principle Management Dublin: Anne-Louise Kelly (Director), Barbara Galavan, Eileen Long, David Herbert, Brigid Mooney, Candida Bottaci, Sandra Long, Aislinn Meehan, Anne O'Leary, Cecillia Coffey, Cillian Guilders, Liz Devlin, Gerry Watters. Principle Management New York: Keryn Kaplan (Director), Shiela Roche, Bess Dulany.

Thanks To:  Osmond J. Kilkenny III, Brian Murphy and all at O.J. Kilkenny & Co., Dennis and Lindsey Sheehan, Dermot Lawless and all the Dermots, Mark Holmes, Marc Coleman, Keith Wootton, Eric Humphreys, Yvonne McMahon, Killian McGowan, Brian Masterson, Catherine Rutter, Johnny Cash, Regine Moylett, Paul Wasserman, Bill Flanagan, Bob Koch, Nigel Sweeney, Rock It Cargo, Sebastian, Aislinn, Hollie, Arran, Blue, Elaine, Ali, Jordan, Eve and the Temple Hillbillies, A.J. Rankin, Ina Meibach, George Regis, David Landsman, Frank Barsalona, Barbara Skydel, Ian Flooks, Katherine Maynard, Barry Slattery, Joe Casely-Hayford, Chris Blackwell, Wim Winders, Fintan Fitzgerald, Mark Neale, Gerry MacArthur, Richard Kendrick, Des, Ulrick, Patricia, Katherine and all at Omega Air, Missy and JJ.  The Freedom of Zooropa is awarded to Willie Mannion and Rob Kirwan.  Special thanks to Ellen Darst and Gavin Friday.

OTHER NOTES
Zooropa was U2's 9th album.  The album was started in March 1993 as an EP.  U2 were on a break in between legs of the worldwide Zoo TV tour, and they wanted to release a short collection of new songs, having mined Achtung Baby of singles.  Recording went well, and before they knew it they had a collection of 10 songs which made up the album.  Even more suprising was the start they had on several other songs which would not appear until 1997's Pop Album.  You can see evidence of these in the cover of Zooropa, where the words, "Wake Up De", "ET Dress", and "Iss Me Kill M" speak of three songs worked on during these sessions that would appear later, "Wake Up Dead Man", "If You Wear That Velvet Dress" and "Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me".

The covers for the album were designed by Works Associates. Recording in the middle of the tour, the sleeve of the album was left in the hands of the desgin team, and was going for a feeling of saturation and hyper reality.  They were given an early track listing so that they could play with computerized treatments of the lettering for the cover.  Alternate ttitles worked on for cover designs included "Dog" and "God U2 Dog".

The album, a suprise for a band in the midst of a world tour, went on to be quite sucessful.  It spawned three commercial singles, and remains an album that is spoken highly of by many U2 fans.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 12" VINYL:
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package:
Catalog Information:
Brazil, Island, 518 047-1 Spain, Island, 74321 15371 1
Columbia, Island / Phillips, 518047-1 UK, Island, U2 9 / 518 047-1
Japan, Island, ??? Venezuela, Sono Rodven, 210268 
Korea, Island, 518 047-1/RI 3295 Zimbabwe, ZMC, STAR 6034
The Netherlands, Island, 74321-15371-1
Track Listing:
As listed above. 
Further Information:
Released in a cardboard sleeve. 
Other Images:
Additional images from international pressings always welcome!
Catalog Information:
 CASSETTE:
 Canada Pressing, 314 518 047-4
Label: Island Records
UPC: 7 31451 80474 8 97
Package: Hhardshell Case
Catalog Information:
Australia, Island, 518047-4 Malaysia, Polygram Buatan, UC 29
Brazil, Island, 314-518 047-4 Mexico, Polygram, MCCE 1533
Canada, Island, 314-518 047-4 Peru, Island, MC-ISL 0518474
Germany, Island, 74321-15371-4 South Africa, Island, STARC6034
India, Island, 518 047-4 UK, Island, UC2 9 / 518 047-4
Italy, Island, 7 4321 1537-4 USA, Island, 314-518 047-4
Japan, Island, ???
Track Listing:
As listed above. 
Further Information:
Other Images:
Additional images not available above always welcome!
 5" CD:
 Canada Pressing, 314-518 047-2
Label: Island Records
UPC: 7 31451 80472 4 97
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: #930604HH 314518047-2 MFG BY CINRAM
 USA Pressing, 314-518 047-2
Label: Island Records
UPC: 7 314-518047-2 4
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: 314 518 0472 39% MADE IN USA BY UML
Catalog Information:
Australia, Island, 518047-2 Japan, Island / Universal, UICY-2435 [2002]
Brazil, Island, 314-518 047-2 Mexico, Polygram, 518047-2
Canada, Island, 314-518 047-2 South Africa, Island, STARCD6034
Columbia, Island / Phillips, 7314518047-2 Taiwan, Polygram, 518047-2
Germany, Island, 74321-15371-2 UK, Island, CIDU29 / 518 047-2
Japan, Island / Phonogram, PHCR-1750 USA, Island, 314-518 047-2
Japan, Island / Phonogram, PHCR 90712
Track Listing:
As listed above. 
Further Information:
In Australia there were several in-store promotional items for sale.  These included the CD packaged with various singles (See Multipacks) as well as packaged in a frame, a metal tin with promotional items etc.  (See Promotional Items).
Other Images:
Additional images not available above always welcome!
 DIGITAL COMPACT CASSETTE (DCC):
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package:
Catalog Information:
UK, Island, 314-518 047-5 USA, Island, 314-518 047-5 
Track Listing:
As listed above.
Further Information:
The DCC was a new format being tried out at the time of the release of Zooropa.  Zooropa was released in this format and The Unforgettable Fire, Joshua Tree, and Achtung Baby were released in this format in 1993.
Other Images:
Achtung Baby (1991) Melon (1995)
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