" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
THE SAINTS ARE COMING (LIVE FROM NEW ORLEANS) (EP)

Cover
 Commercial Release September 25, 2006
 Artist U2
 Download Service Rhapsody (USA Only)
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
  Alternate Version:
COMMERCIAL SINGLES
The Saints are Coming
PROMOTIONAL RELEASES
The Saints are Coming Promo
LINER NOTES
No traditional liner notes included in with this set released through the Rhapsody US store.
OTHER NOTES
The Edge helped start the Music Rising campaign to raise funds to help return music programs to schools in New Orleans which had been devestated in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina.  For this organization, U2 joined forces with Green Day to cover the Skids song, "The Saints are Coming".  The song also contains a short piece of "House of the Rising Sun".  This song would be used on the new U2 compilation album 18 Singles, and would also be released as a commercial and a promotional single.

Prior to the release of a studio version of this song, U2 and Green Day performed on September 25, 2006 at the opening game of the New Orleans Saints football team.  During that performance, The Edge joined Green Day on stage to peform "Wake Me Up When September Ends", and then the whole band with Green Day performed "The Saints are Coming", and then a short performance of "Beautiful Day".

Prior to that performance, Rhapsody posted a version of "The Saints are Coming" which appears to be a live recording of the song with crowd noise and all.  Shortly after the performance was complete, the actual live version of the song as recorded from the performance that night replaced the other version once it was mixed and ready to go.  It is believed that the version initially for download was taped during the rehersals for the show.  This version is no longer commercially available.  Only the actual live version can be purchased at this time. 

Both versions available through Rhaspsody have additional horns, and lyrics which point towards it not just simply being the studio version with crowd noise added.  It is the live version of this song which is expected on the forthcoming commercial single.  It is not expected that the rehersal version will ever be released in any format again.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 DIGITAL RELEASE:
Service: Rhapsody Music Store
UPC: None
Package: Digital File
Format:
Catalog Information:
Not applicable for this digital release.
Track Listing:
Available for the first couple of hours of the download was the "Rehersal Version" which was permanently replaced by the "Live Version" after the track was fully mixed.
Further Information:
Released only through the Rhapsody Digital Music Service in the USA at this time.
Other Images:
The above image is the only image accompanying this digital album.  
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