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

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 Release Date September 14, 1999
 Artist Wyclef Jean and Bono
 Record Label Ruffhouse / Columbia Records
 Albums With U2 None
 Promotional Releases New Day Promotional Single (1999)
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
Bono sings and provides lyrics on the "Pop Versions" of the song "New Day"
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
New Day (Pop Version):  Performed by Wyclef Jean and Bono.  Background vocals arranged by Shaun Crawford for the Walker Group.  Recorded at the Toogie Basement, NJ and the Hit Factory, NYC.  Mixed and Mastered at the Hit Factory, NYC.  Engineer:  Andy Grassi.  Assistant Engineers:  Mike McCoy and John Merridith.  Written by W. Jean, Bono, J. Duplessis.
OTHER NOTES
On the fourth of July in 1999 Bono checked out Wyclef Jean's studio in his New Jersey basement.  While there, the idea was broached to take Wyclef's song "New Day" and to re-record it under the title "War Child" with additional vocals by Bono.  The two recorded the song the next day, but by the time it appeared in shops it was still titled "New Day".

Proceeds from the sale of the single went to Net Aid, an organization set up by Cisco Systems and the United Nations to help the poorest nations in the world.  Part of the proceeds also went to Wyclef's foundation which aids refugees. 

Bono is credited on the cover of the single, but the Pop Version and the Pop Version Edit of the song are the only ones on which Bono appears.  The other remixes do not feature Bono's vocals.  Bono did appear in the video filmed for the song.

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CATALOG INFORMATION
 5" CD:
 USA Pressing, 38K 79274
Label: Ruffhouse / Columbia
UPC: 0 9870-79274-2 3
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: DIDP-098982 02
Catalog Information:
Mexico, Columbia, CDMIX658739 USA Pressing, Columbia, 38K 79274
Track Listing:
New Day (Pop Version) / New Day (Hip Hop Clean Version)
Further Information:
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 Europe Pressing, 668000 2
Label: Ruffhouse / Columbia
UPC: 5 099766 800028
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Catalog Information:
Europe, Columbia, 668000 2
Track Listing:
New Day (Pop Version) / New Day (Hip Hop Clean Version) / New Day (Reggae Version)
Further Information:
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 UK Pressing, 6682125
Label: Columbia Records
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Catalog Information:
UK, Columbia, 6682125
Track Listing:
New Day (Pop Radio Edit) / New Day (Hip Hop Clean Version) / New Day (Reggae Version)
Further Information:
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 UK Pressing, 
Label: Columbia Records
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Catalog Information:
Track Listing:
New Day (Pop Radio Edit) / Gone Till November / Cheated (R&B Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:
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