" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
THE FLY (PROMO)

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Cover II
 Release Date September 1991
 Record Label Island Records
 Album Achtung Baby (1991)
Commercial Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
The Fly: Written by U2. Produced by Daniel Lanois. Engineered by Flood. Additional engineering by Robbie Adams. Assisted by Shannon Strong. Mixed by Flood with Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite. Assisted by Robbie Adams. Special thanks to Brian Eno.
Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk / Korova 1: Written by Bono and the Edge. Produced and arranged by Paul Barrett. Assisted by Ian Bryan. Mixed by Ingmar Kiang. Programming by Dave Clayton. Percussion by Noel Eccles. Boy Sopranos: Noel and Jerry O'Gorman. Special thanks to Dr. Albert Bradshaw. From the RSC production of "A Clockwork Orange" directed by Ron Daniels.
The Lounge Fly Mix: Written by U2. Produced by Daniel Lanois. Engineered by Flood. Additional engineering by Robbie Adams. Mixed by Flood. Assisted by Shannon Strong.

Photography by Anton Corbijn. Design by Works Associates (Dublin). Car painted by Thierry Noir (Berlin).

OTHER NOTES
Released in advance of the release of Achtung Baby as the first single, The Fly was also released as a commercial single. As is usual for any single release there were a variety of singles available in different formats released to radio stations, DJs, and other in the music industry.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS500JB
UPC: None
Package: White Diecut Sleeve
Track Listing:
The Fly / Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk
Further Information:
7" Jukebox promo released in a white diecut sleeve. 
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 12" VINYL:
Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: BMG 614 728
UPC:
Package: Picture Bag
Track Listing:
The Fly / Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk
Further Information:
The 12" vinyl available with this pack was the same as the commercial German pressing. The pack however included a picture bag, a sticker and a BMG promo cover instead of the regular cover.
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 5" CD:
Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: PRCD 6680-2
UPC: None
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: PRCD 6680-2 RE-2 SRC+01
Track Listing:
The Fly
Further Information:
Released in a regular jewel case with inserts very similar to the commercial US single.
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 BOX SET:
Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: None
UPC: None
Package: Custom Box
Track Listing:
The Fly / Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk / The Lounge Fly Mix
Further Information:
This promotional box included the commercial version of the 7" and the CD single as released in France, as well as a window sticker featuring artwork from the commercial CD cover.
Other Images:
Achtung Baby User's Kit (1991) Mysterious Ways (1991)
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