" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
ELECTRICAL STORM

Version I

Version II

Version III

Version IV
 Commercial Release October 21 / 22/ 29, 2002
 Record Label Island / Interscope Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: 1, UK: 4
 Album Best of 1990 - 2000 (2002)
Best of 1990 - 2000 & B Sides (2002)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced and mixed by William Orbit. Engineered by Carl Glanville. Assited by Chris Heaney. Mix engineering by Jake Davies and Iain Roberton. Additional keyboards by William Orbit. Protools Programming: Iain Roberton and Jake Davies. Recorded at the HQ, Dublin, The Leonard Hotel, London and Eze, France.
Electrical Storm (The Band Version): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced by William Orbit. Mixed by Carl Glanville. Engineered by Carl Glanville. Assited by Chris Heaney. Mix engineering by Jake Davies and Iain Roberton. Additional keyboards by William Orbit. Protools Programming: Iain Roberton and Jake Davies. Recorded at the HQ, Dublin, The Leonard Hotel, London and Eze, France.
New York (Nice Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Remixed by Jimmy "KLF" Cauty. Original production by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Engineered by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney.
New York (Nasty Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Remixed by Jimmy "KLF" Cauty. Original production by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Engineered by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney.
Bad / 40 / Where the Streets (Live from Boston): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Recorded live on 6th June, 2001, at the Fleetcenter, Boston, Massachusetts. Recorded by John Harris and Max Feldman. Mixed by John Harris and Steve Lillywhite.
Electrical Storm Video (Director's Cut): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Directed by Anton Corbijn. Produced by Richard Bell for State. Edited by James Rose. Filmed on loacation in Eze and London, August 20002.
Photo Gallery: Anton Corbijn Photographs.

Sleeve designed by Four5One Design, Dublin. Photography by Anton Corbijn.

OTHER NOTES
Electrical Storm was the first release from the Best of 1990 - 2000 release. The single was commercially released October 21 in most of the world and October 22 in North America. The single features multiple versions, and was for the first time, released as a DVD single outside of the UK.  A scan of some of the early single artwork placed the track "Kite (Live from Boston)" on the second CD format, but this never occured and the track was not released in any audio format.

The "Band Version" of Electrical Storm is the version remixed by Carl Glanville. There was some confusion as to what this version of the song was called, but a promo finally put a name on this version of the song "The Band Version".

In the UK, fans had an opportunity to send information on a postcard into Island to be placed on a mailing list. These postcards were found in various singles from the All That You Can't Leave Behind album. Those who filled out these cards got a special "Collectors Wallet" mailed to them at the time of the Electrical Storm singles release. (Front of Wallet / Back of Wallet / Side of Wallet) The wallet had space to hold the double case single and the DVD.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 5" CD:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID808 / 063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: CID808 01 6
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
This release is identical to the release throughout Europe, except for the sticker on the front advertising that the CD fits into the double case on CD2 to complete the package.
Other Images:
UK Case with Sticker

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX808 / 063 910-2
UPC: 0 44006 39102 1
Package: Double Jewel
Matrix: CIDX808 01 6
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
The second single in the UK was released in a double CD case with room to place single one (sold separately).
Other Images:
UK Case with Sticker / UK Back of Cover Insert / UK Cardboard Insert announcing Disc One

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDT808 / 063 886-2
UPC: 0 44006 38862 5
Package: Card Sleeve
Matrix: 00440 063 886-2 03 + 51316512
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / Electrical Storm (Band Version)
Further Information:
Released in a card sleeve throughout Europe.
Other Images:

Country: Europe / Taiwan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID808 / 063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 0040 063 909-2 02 + 51312612
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
The same as the UK single, but stickered differently on the front cover, as the double case version was not released in Europe.  The single was also released in Taiwan, but with a OBI strip containing information for the Taiwan market, as well as the regular insert.
Other Images:
Front Cover with Sticker / Taiwan Release with OBI (Front) / Taiwan Release with OBI (Back)

Country: Europe / Taiwan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX808 / 063 910-2
UPC: 0 44006 39102 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 0040 063 910-2 01 # 51312550
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
Same tracks as the UK release but released in a slimline jewel case instead of the double case it was released in for the UK. The single was also released in Taiwan, but with a OBI strip containing information for the Taiwan market, as well as the regular insert.
Other Images:
Taiwan Release with OBI (Front) / Taiwan Release with OBI (Back)

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 440-063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: LT36 4400639092 #20910Z47
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
The Canadian cover of this single is black and white and differs slightly from the black and grey version seen in other regions.
Other Images:

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 440-063 910-2
UPC: 0 44006 39102 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: LT36 4400639102 #20911Z18
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: IFPI L281 * 0639092 * #01
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
Sleeve and CD printed in Australia.
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 063 910-2
UPC: 0 4406 39102 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: IFPI L281 * 0639102 * #02
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
Case has a limited edition sticker attached to it with the catalog number of the single.
Other Images:
Australia Case with Sticker

Country: New Zealand
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID808 / 063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
CD insert is just the European insert, but the CD is actually pressed in New Zealand, and are marked "Made in N.Z."
Other Images:

Country: New Zealand
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX808 / 063 910-2
UPC: 0 44006 39102 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
CD insert is just the European insert, but the CD is actually pressed in New Zealand, and are marked "Made in N.Z."
Other Images:

Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: UICI 5009
UPC: None
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix) / Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
The Japanese release combines the songs released in other regions on to one CD. Includes an OBI strip with information in Japanese.
Other Images:
Inner Sleeve Panel 1 / Inner Sleeve Panel 2

Country: South Africa
Label: Island Records
Catalog: MAXCD 407
UPC: 6 009143 015135
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
Released in a slimline jewel case with a cover similar to the grey commercial cover released in Europe.
Other Images:

Country: Argentina
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 063 909-2
UPC: 0 44006 39092 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / New York (Nice Mix) / New York (Nasty Mix)
Further Information:
Released in a slimline jewel case with a cover similar to the grey commercial cover released in Europe.
Other Images:

Country: Argentina
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 063 910-2
UPC: 0 44006 39102 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: ???
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (Band Version) / Bad - 40 - Where the Streets Have No Name (Live from Boston)
Further Information:
Released in a slimline jewel case with a cover similar to the blue commercial cover released in Europe.
Other Images:
 5" DVD:
Country: UK / Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDV808 / 063 858-9
UPC: 0 44006 38589 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 00440063858-9 50 01#51318104
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / Electrical Storm Video (Director's Cut) / Interview with Larry Video / Photo Gallery
Further Information:
The DVD released in the UK is a regionless DVD and formatted for PAL video systems. It will not work in most North American systems because of the PAL formatting. The DVD released in Australia was just an import of this version released in Europe and Australia and was not pressed in Australia.
Other Images:
Case with sticker

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 440-063 857-9
UPC: 0 44006 38579 2
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: L387 4400638579 #21004Y42
Track Listing:
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) / Electrical Storm Video (Director's Cut) / Interview with Larry Video / Photo Gallery
Further Information:
The Canadian DVD was formatted for Region 1 and the NTSC video system.  Some copies of the Canadian DVD were mispressed and instead contain a Nick Carter video instead of the U2 content. There is no external markings to determine whether or not this is a mispressed copy.
Other Images:
7 (Target EP) (2002) Vertigo (2004)
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