" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
STARING AT THE SUN (PROMO)

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 Release Date Spring 1997
 Record Label Island Records
 Album Pop (1997)
Commercial Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Staring at the Sun (Album Version): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono & The Edge. Produced by Flood. Additional production by Steve Osborne. Recorded by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Howie B. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Steve Osborne. Assisted by Conal Markey and Richard Rainey. Programming: Ben Hillier. Loops: Larry Mullen. Keyboards: Steve Osborne.
North and South of the River: Music by U2. Lyrics by Christy Moore, Bono and the Edge. Produced by Flood. Recorded by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan.
Staring at the Sun (Monster Truck Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono & The Edge. Original recording produced by Flood. Additional production by Steve Osborne. Recorded by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Howie B. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Steve Osborne. Assisted by Conal Markey and Richard Rainey. Programming: Ben Hillier. Loops: Larry Mullen. Keyboards: Steve Osborne. Remixed by the Sonic Morticians. Produced by Butch 'The Embalmer' Vig and Danny 'Necrophiliac' Saber. Engineered by John 'Carcass Humper' X. Second engineers: Wes 'Grave Robber' Johnson & Jonathan 'Grave Digger' Burtner. Remixed at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles.
Staring at the Sun (Sad Bastards Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono & The Edge. Original recording produced by Flood. Additional production by Steve Osborne. Recorded by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Howie B. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Steve Osborne. Assisted by Conal Markey and Richard Rainey. Programming: Ben Hillier. Loops: Larry Mullen. Keyboards: Steve Osborne. Remixed by the Sonic Morticians. Remixed by Flood and Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan.
Staring at the Sun (Lab Rat Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono & The Edge. Original recording produced by Flood. Additional production by Steve Osborne. Recorded by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Howie B. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Mark 'Spike' Stent and Steve Osborne. Assisted by Conal Markey and Richard Rainey. Programming: Ben Hillier. Loops: Larry Mullen. Keyboards: Steve Osborne. Remixed by the Sonic Morticians. Remixed by the Sonic Morticians. Produced by Butch 'The Embalmer' Vig and Danny 'Necrophiliac' Saber. Engineered by John 'Carcass Humper' X. Second engineers: Wes 'Grave Robber' Johnson & Jonathan 'Grave Digger' Burtner. Remixed at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles.

Photography by Stephane Sednaoui. Design and computer treatments by ABA, Dublin.

OTHER NOTES
As Discotheque began to slide down the charts, and the PopMart tour was coming closer, Staring at the Sun was released to radio.  The commercial single was released in April of 1997 to tie in with the start of a world tour.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: ISJB 658
UPC: None
Package: White Diecut Sleeve
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Album Version) / North and South of the River
Further Information:
7" Jukebox promo released in a generic white diecut sleeve. Featured moulded label rather than a paper label.
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 12" VINYL:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12IS658DJ
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Monster Truck Remix) / Staring at the Sun (Lab Rat Mix) / Staring at the Sun (The Sad Bastards Mix)
Further Information:
Black vinyl promo in a picture sleeve.
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Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: PR12 7463-1
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Monster Truck Remix) / Staring at the Sun (Lab Rat Mix) / Staring at the Sun (The Sad Bastards Mix)
Further Information:
Black vinyl in picture sleeve.
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 5" CD:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: SUNCD1
UPC: None
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: SUNCD1 1045689 01 &
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Album Version)
Further Information:
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Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: PRCD 7445-2
UPC: None
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: PRC D74 452 01!
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Album Version)
Further Information:
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Country: Mexico
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CDP581-2
UPC: None
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Staring at the Sun (Album Version)
Further Information:
Better quality images needed.
Other Images:
Discotheque (1997) Last Night on Earth (1997)
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