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

Version I

Version II

Version III
 Commercial Release November 8 / 9, 2004
 Record Label Island / Interscope Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: 2, UK: 1
 Album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Vertigo: Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono with The Edge. Recorded by Carl Glanville.  Assisted by Chris Heaney. Mixed by Carl Glanville and Steve Lillywhite. Backing vocals by The Edge. Synthesizers by Jacknife Lee.
Are You Gonna Wait Forever: Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Recorded and Mixed by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney.
Neon Lights: Music and lyrics by Karl Bartos, Ralf Huetter, Florian Schneider Esteban. Produced by U2 and Richard Rainey. Recorded by Richard Rainey. Assisted by Chris Heaney. Recorded at Hanover Quay, Dublin.
Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10"): Remixed by Jacknife Lee. Random Moog and Nord attacks by Betsey and Esme Lee.

Audio Post Production: Cheryl Engles at Partial Productions. Mastering: Arnie Acosta at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood. Assisted by Joe Bozzi. Photography by Anton Corbijn. Designed at FourFiveOne Creative.

OTHER NOTES
Vertigo wass the first single from U2's 2004 album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.  The single screamed onto radio stations in September of 2004 and began makng a climb on charts based on radio play alone.

The single featured several songs, including a cover of Kraftwerk's "Neon Lights" and a new b-side produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois entitled "Are You Gonna Wait Forever?", presumably a left over from the All That You Can't Leave Behind recording sessions with these two producers.  To fill out the single releases are various mixes by Jacknife Lee of the title track.  The instrumental and the 12" version mixes are the same mix, only one lacks vocals.  The 10" mix is a different mix of the song.

A promotional single was released to radio in September 2004 for this song.

The version of Vertigo contained on these promos is not the exact same as the version on the album.  The version on the single and on the single promo is actually slightly edited, and is missing a few seconds of sound at the end of the track.  Otherwise the track is the same as the album version.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: USA
Label: Interscope Records
Catalog: B0003580-21
UPC: 02498 68320 
Package: Generic Sleeve
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Single Version Edit)
Further Information:
Released on September 24, 2004 initially as a promotional item in limited quantities, this 7" single was widely released in November in the USA as the commercial single for this region.  Some of the early promotional quantities came with a small juke box label.  The vinyl plays the album version of Vertigo on both sides.
Other Images:
B Side of Vinyl
 12" VINYL:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12IS878 / 986 856-7
UPC: 6 02498 68567 9
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 12") / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 7") / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee Instrumental)
Further Information:
Commercially released 12" vinyl single was made available in the UK and Europe.
Other Images:
B Side of Vinyl / Inner Sleeve

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 12IS886
UPC: 6 02498 70252 9
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Redanka Power Mix) / Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix)
Further Information:
Commercially released as a companion 12" to the Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own single.
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B Side Label / Sticker
 3" CD:
Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986 8185
UPC: 6 02498 68185 5
Package: 3" Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 06024 986 818-5 01 * 51533037
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever?
Further Information:
Released in a smaller version of the slimline jewel case, this 3" CD was pressed in Germany and sold throughout Europe.
Other Images:
Image of Case
 5" CD:
Country: Argentina
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986818-3
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Neon Lights
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Argentina
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986818-4
UPC: 6 02498 68184 8
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986818-3
UPC: 6 02498 68183 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 9868183 05
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Neon Lights
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986818-4
UPC: 6 02498 68184 8
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever?
Furhter Information:
Other Images:

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 0249868183
UPC: 6 02498 68183 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: LT36 0249868183 #41026Z02
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Neon Lights
Further Information:
This release according to Universal Music Canada is a "CD EP" also available will be a "CD Single" listed below.
Other Images:
Front of Jewel Case with Sticker

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 0249868184
UPC: 6 02498 68184 8
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: LT38 0249868184 #41026Z03
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever?
Further Information:
This release acccording to Universal Music Canada is a "CD Single" as opposed to the "CD EP" listed above.
Other Images:
Front of Jewel Case with Sticker

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX878 / 986 818-3
UPC: 6 02498 68183 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 9868183 4599A
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Neon Lights
Further Information:
This CD was also exported for sale in New Zealand.
Other Images:

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986 818-4
UPC: 6 02498 68184 8
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Matrix: 06024 986 818-4 01 * 51533031
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever?
Further Information:
Released in a cardboard slip case for the European market.  CD labelled as being made in the EU.  CD itself has "made in germany by universal M&L" on the underside of the disc.
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Country: Japan
Label: Island / Universal Records
Catalog: UICI-5017
UPC: 4 988005 375605
Package: Slimline Jewel with OBI
Matrix: UICI-5017-2 X1A V IFPI L245
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? / Neon Lights / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Vertigo (Live at HQ Video)
Further Information:
Released in Japan, this single combined the tracks found on the two CDs in other regions, as well as including a multimedia track from the DVD single.  Was released in a slimline jewel case with a wrap around OBI strip with information in Japanese.  The design on the CD is slightly different than in other regions. The cover is printed on both sides, containing lyrics and track information on the inner side.
Other Images:
Front Cover without OBI / Inside Cover 1 / Inside Cover 2 / OBI Front and Back

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX 878 / 986 818-3
UPC: 6 02498 68183 1
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: CIDX878 01
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10") / Neon Lights
Further Information:
UK release in a slim jewel case.  Different matrix from Europe releases.
Other Images:
Jewel Case with Sticker

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID 878 / 986 818-4
UPC: 6 02498 68184 8
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: CID878 03
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Single Version Edit) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever?
Further Information:
UK release in a slim jewel case.  Different matrix from Europe releases.
Other Images:
Jewel Case with Sticker
 5" DVD:
Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 986818-6
UPC: 6 02498 68186 2
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Live at HQ Video) / Vertigo (Audio with Photo Gallery) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? (Audio) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10" Video)
Further Information:
PAL format video components.
Other Images:
Back of Front Insert

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 9869152
UPC: 6 02498 69152 6
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Live at HQ Video) / Vertigo (Audio with Photo Gallery) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? (Audio) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10" Video)
Further Information:
PAL format video components.
Other Images:
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Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: UIBI-5003
UPC: 4 988005 382467
Package: Regular Jewel with OBI
Matrix: None, barcode only
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Live at HQ Video) / Vertigo (Audio with Photo Gallery) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? (Audio) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10" Video)
Furhter Information:
Released in December of 2004, this DVD is the only release of Vertigo on DVD in NTSC format.
Other Images:
Back Cover with OBI / Back of Front Insert / Interior 1 of Front Insert / Interior 2 of Front Insert / OBI Strip Front and Back and Spine / Front Cover (No OBI)

Country: New Zealand
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDV 878 / 9868 186
UPC: 6 02498 69152 6
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: 9868186 2240A DVD5
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Live at HQ Video) / Vertigo (Audio with Photo Gallery) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? (Audio) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10" Video)
Further Information:
PAL format video components.  DVD and back cover labelled "Made in NZ"
Other Images:
Inside of Front Cover

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDV 878 / 9868 186
UPC: 6 02498 68186 2
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: 06024 986 818-6 50 02 * 51538937
Track Listing:
Vertigo (Live at HQ Video) / Vertigo (Audio with Photo Gallery) / Are You Gonna Wait Forever? (Audio) / Vertigo (Jacknife Lee 10" Video)
Further Information:
PAL format video components.
Other Images:
Interior Cover / Jewel Case with Sticker
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