" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
A DAY WITHOUT ME

Vinyl
Vinyl Germany
 Commercial Release August 1980
 Record Label CBS / Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: NA, UK: NA
 Album Boy (1980)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Produced by Steve Lillywhite.
OTHER NOTES
A Day Without Me marked the beginning of U2's album promotional career.  It was the first single from the album Boy. It also was the first release to feature different songs released in different markets, as the single available in Ireland and the UK featured a different track listing than what was featured in France.  A Day Without Me and I Will Follow are both the same version which is found on Boy.

The release also featured different cover art in Germany and the Netherlands.  The cover pictured is the German release.  We have received reports that the version released in the Netherlands features small arrows on either side of the title on the cover rather than the small circles featured on the German release but have not seen a scan to confirm this.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 8905X
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / Things to Make and Do
Further Information:
Released initially on black vinyl.  Other copies of the 7" are re-releases, released as part of the first singles pack, 4U2Play.
Other Images:

Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 8687
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / Things to Make and Do
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of A Day Without Me in the second singles pack. These releases came with a red CBS label with the CBS in white print (seen above) or a yellow and red CBS sunburst label.
Other Images:
B Side (Red Label)

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: WIP 6630
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / Things to Make and Do
Further Information:
Early pressings contained a punch out center in the vinyl.
Other Images:
B Side of Vinyl

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: WIP 6630
UPC: None
Package: Generic Island Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / Things to Make and Do
Further Information:
Vinyl featured a small center hole and was released in a generic island sleeve.
Other Images:

Country: Netherlands / Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 102.657
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / Things to Make and Do
Further Information:
Featured a unique sleeve.
Other Images:

Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 6837 672
UPC: None
Package: Generic sleeve
Track Listing:
A Day Without Me / I Will Follow
Further Information:
Unique single as it included the album version of I Will Follow on the b side as opposed to Things to Make and Do which featured on other versions of the single.
Other Images:
11 O'Clock Tick Tock (1980) I Will Follow (1980)
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