" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
A CELEBRATION

UK

Japan

France
 Commercial Release March 1982
 Record Label CBS / Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: NA, UK: 47
 Album Non Album Single
 Promotional Releases Not Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Produced by Steve Lillywhite.
OTHER NOTES
A curiousity to say the least.  A Celebration was released by itself as a 7" single in the spring of 1982.  The song itself would never appear on a U2 album.  A promotional video accompanied the song's release.  The b-side had been a song performed live since the early days of U2.  It continued to be performed live into 2001's Elevation tour.  "Party Girl" as it became known, was also featured on 1983's Under a Blood Red Sky Live EP and the studio version would later appear on the Best of 1980 - 1990 B-Sides disc.  "A Celebration" has not been re-released in any form by U2 itself, although it has appeared on a few compilations over the years, including the Now That's What I Call Music 1982 Compilation, produced in 1999 in the UK.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 2214
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Released initially on black vinyl with a black label.  Other copies of the 7" are re-releases, released as part of the second singles pack, Pac II.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 2214
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of A Celebration in a 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.
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B Side of Vinyl (Red Label)

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: WIP6770
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Contained a punch out center in the vinyl and black label.
Other Images:
B Side of Vinyl

Country: Australia
Label: Island / Festival Records
Catalog: K-8510
UPC:
Package: Generic Festival Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Released in a generic sleeve. Label different than New Zealand release with the same catalog number.
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Country: New Zealand
Label: Island / Festival Records
Catalog: K-8510
UPC:
Package: Generic Festival Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Released in a generic sleeve. Label different than the Australia release with the same catalog number.
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Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 6010 510
UPC:
Package: Unique Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
The picture sleeve in France was different from releases in other countries.
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Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 104 098
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Catalog number is marked on the front of the release rather than on the back as in other releases.
Other Images:

Country: The Netherlands
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 104.098
UPC:
Package: Picture sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
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Country: Italy
Label: Island Records
Catalog: WIP26770
UPC:
Package: Picture sleeve
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Trash Trampoline and the Party Girl
Further Information:
Sleeve was similar to that used throughout the UK, Ireland etc.
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Country: Japan
Label: Polystar / Island Records
Catalog: 7S-69
UPC:
Package: Lyric Insert
Track Listing:
A Celebration / Fire
Further Information:
Different track listing than other releases, and differrent images used on the lyric insert packaged with the single (Pictured above).
Other Images:
B Side of Vinyl
Gloria (1981) I Will Follow (Live) (1982)
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