" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
DESIRE

Version I
 Commercial Release September, 1988
 Record Label Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: 3, Canada: 2, UK: 1
 Album Rattle and Hum (1988)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Desire: Written by U2. Produced by Jimmy Iovine. Recorded by Paul Barrett at STS Studios, Dublin.  Mixed by Shelly Yakus. 
Hallelujah (Here She Comes): Written by U2. Produced by Jimmy Iovine. Engineered and mixed by Dave Tickle and Mark Desisto. Special thanks to Billy Preston for additional vocals and Hammond Organ. 
Desire (Hollywood Remix): Produced by Jimmy Iovine. Remix production by Louil Silas Junior and Taavi Mote.  Remix Engineer: Taavi Mote.  Assistant Engineer: Andy Batwinas. Additional production and Programming: Jeff Lorber.  Backing vocals: Alexandra Brown and Edna Wright.  Remixed at Larrabee Sound.
OTHER NOTES
The version of Desire which appears on the single releases is the same as the album version with the exception that the sound bite featuring Adam Clayton on the album is removed before the song begins.

Desire has never appeared on any live audio compilations.  It has, however, been a staple of live shows throughout the decade that followed its release. A longer version of the Hollywood remix, labelled simply Desire (9:23) appears on the 12" vinyl one-sided promo of Desire.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS 400
UPC: 5 14474 040078
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: ISG 400
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
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Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 7-99250
UPC: 0 7567-99250-7 7
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Vinyl released in both US releases was identical, although this sleeve is not a gatefold and the other is. UPC code and catalog number are the same in both cases.
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B Side of Vinyl

Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 7-99250
UPC: 0 7567-99250-7 7
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Vinyl released in both US releases was identical, although this sleeve is a gatefold and the other is not. UPC code and catalog number are the same in both cases.
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B Side of Vinyl / Inside of Gatefold

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 97080
UPC: 0 7567-99250-7 7
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Vinyl releases in Canada were identical even though the sleeve differed.  This version, the non-gatefold release, features a white background for the UPC code, although it lists the same number within.
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B Side of Vinyl

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 97080
UPC: 0 7567-99250-7 7
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Vinyl releases in Canada were identical even though the sleeve differed. The gatefold release features a red background for the UPC code, although it lists the same number as the non-gatefold single.
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B Side of Vinyl

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: K 616
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Sleeve is marked limited edition.  Additional copies of this vinyl single were released in generic sleeves when quantities of the picture sleeve ran out.  The same sleeve was also used for copies of this single pressed in red vinyl.
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B Side of Vinyl

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: K 616
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Limited edition red vinyl. Limited to 1500 copies. Released in a sleeve identical to that of the black vinyl release.
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Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: K 616
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Does not list recommended price on the front cover like the non-gatefold single does in Australia.
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Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 111 670
UPC: 4 007191 116707
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
Released in a gatefold sleeve.
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B Side of Vinyl / Inside of Gatefold

Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS400
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Italy
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS400
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Spain
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 1A 111670
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Sweden
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS 400
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
Further Information:
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B Side of Vinyl

Country: Brazil
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 6WP 0051
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: D07D-2034
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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 12" VINYL:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12IS400
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
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Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12ISG400
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 0-96600
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: IS-1217
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
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Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: X 13337
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 611 670
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
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Country: Italy
Label: Island Records
Catalog: ISX400
UPC:
Package: Gatefold Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Spain
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 3A 611670
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Sweden
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12IS400
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
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Country: Greece
Label: Island Records
Catalog: VG 4015Z
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
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 CASSETTE:
Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 99250-4
UPC: 0 7567-99250-4 6
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: ISLC-97080
UPC:
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: C 616
UPC:
Package: Hard Shell Case
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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 3" CD:
Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: P10D-30006
UPC:
Package: Snap Pack
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes)
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 5" CD:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDP 400
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: D 616
UPC:
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 661 670
UPC: 4 007196 616707
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 661 670 2898 204 01 #
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
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Inside of CD Insert

Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: P18D-20082
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Track Listing:
Desire / Hallelujah (Here She Comes) / Desire (Hollywood Remix)
Further Information:
Released with an OBI strip with information for the Japanese market.
Other Images:
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