" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN

CD Version I

CD Version II

DVD
 Commercial Release February 14, 2005
 Record Label Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: TBA, UK: TBA
 Album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (96 BPM Radio Edit): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Produced by Chris Thomas. Additional production by Steve Lillywhite and Nellee Hooper. Recorded by Carl Glanville.  Assisted by Chris Heaney. Mixed by Nellee Hooper. Mix engineering by Simon Gogerly and Greg Collins. Programming by Fabien Waltmann. Additional mix engineering by Simon Osbourne. Assistant mix engineering by Ian Rossiter. Keyboards and Additional vocal by The Edge.
Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono with The Edge. Produced by Steve Lillywhite. Recorded by Carl Glanville. Assisted by Chris Heaney. Keyboards by Jacknife Lee. Additional production and Mix by Jacknife Lee.
Vertigo (Redanka Power Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono with the Edge. Remix and additional production by Andy "Redanka" Holt. Engineered by Andy "Redanka" Holt @ The Dry Den, Tamworth, UK. Many thanks to Mick Park, Pete Tong, and Damien Wilson.
Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix): Performed by Bono and Luciano Pavarotti at Pararotti & Friends, Modena, May 2003. Music by Franz Schubert. Arrangement by Giancarlo Chiaramello.  English lyrics by Bono. Produced and remixed by Jacknife Lee. Atmospherics by Jacknife Lee. Luciano Pavarotti appears courtesy of Decca Music Group.
Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono with The Edge. Remixed by Trent Reznor. Mix engineered by James Brown. Programming by Keith Hillebrandt. Additional engineering by Leo Herrera. Assisted by Brent Bachemin and Dustin Mosley.
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Live from HQ, 16th November 2004 - Video): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono. Video produced by Ned O'Hanlon. Video directed by Brian McCue. Video editing by Brian McCue. A Solo Too production.
Vertigo (Video): Directed by Alex & Martin. Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and The Edge. Produced by Steve Lillywhite. Recorded by Carl Glanville. Assisted by Chris Heaney. Mixed by Steve Lillywhite and Carl Glanville. Backing vocals by The Edge. Synthesizers by Jacknife Lee.

Photography by Andrew MacPherson. Designed  by FourFiveOne Creative.

OTHER NOTES
Sometimes You Can't Make it on Your Own was released as the second single for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb in all areas of the world with the exception of North America, where All Because of You was released instead.  As well a Canadian version of Sometimes was released in stores at the same time as All Because of You. The b-sides of the two versions of Sometimes, made up the b-sides for the Sometimes / All Because of You combo in North America.

As part of the promotion for this single, a cardboard wallet was made available by mail to residents of the UK who had registered online with Island Records.  These were sent out by mail and were not available in other regions.  Shipped flat, they could be folded into a box which would hold the two CDs and the DVD released in the UK.  The front of the wallet,  back and spine of the wallet both feature similar artwork to the single.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 3" CD:
Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 987 032-4
UPC: 6 02498 70324 3
Package: 3" Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 06024 987 032-4 01 * 51575272
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix)
Further Information:
Released in The Netherlands and Germany and imported into some other European countries. Underside of CD is marked "Made in Germany by Universal M & L"
Other Images:
Front Cover in Case
 5" CD:
Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 987 011-5
UPC: 6 0298 70115 7
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix)
Further Information:
Released in a slimline jewel case.
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 987 011-4
UPC: 6 02498 70114 0
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix) / Vertigo (Redanka Remix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 0249870115
UPC: 6 02498 70115 7
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: L387 0249870115 #50129Y02
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix) / Vertigo (Redanka Remix)
Further Information:
Released later than the European and Australian releases, this single was released March 22, 2005.  The first part of the single was released with All Because of You as the A-Side in February.
Other Images:
Case with Sticker

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 987 037-3
UPC: 6 02498 70373 1
Package: Card Sleeve
Matrix: 06024 987 037-3 01 * 51577402
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix)
Further Information:
Two track single relased in Europe, pressed in Germany.  Cover is red as opposed to the white cover released in the UK in a slimline case. Underside of CD is marked "Made in Germany by Universal M & L"
Other Images:

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX886 / 987 011-5
UPC: 6 02498 70115 7
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 06024 987 011-5 02 * 51575036
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix) / Vertigo (Redanka Remix)
Further Information:
CD released in Europe has a silver circle around the center of the CD as opposed to the UK version which features a clear center.  Underside of the CD is marked "Made in Germany by Universal M & L".
Other Images:

Country: Japan
Label: Island / Universal Records
Catalog: UICI5019
UPC: 4 988005 385529
Package: Slimline Jewel with OBI
Matrix: UICI-5019 1R V
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix) / Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix) / Vertigo (Redanka Power Mix) / Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix)
Further Information:
This is the only audio CD release which contains the Trent Reznor Remix of Vertigo.  It is only available on DVD or Vinyl otherwise.
Other Images:
Interior of Insert Panel 1 / Interior of Insert Panel 2 / Front Cover without OBI / Back Case with OBI

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID886 / 987 011-4 
UPC: 6 02498 70114 0
Package: Slimline Jewel Case 
Matrix: CID886 02
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Fast Cars (Jacknife Lee Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX886 / 987 011-5 
UPC: 6 02498 70115 7
Package: Slimline Jewel Case 
Matrix: CIDX886 03
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Radio Edit 96 BPM) / Ave Maria (Jacknife Lee Mix) / Vertigo (Redanka Remix)
Further Information:
Other Images:
 5" DVD:
Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 9870116
UPC: 0 602498 701164
Package: Regular Jewel Case
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Live from HQ) - video / Vertigo - video / Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (Album Version) - audio /Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix) - audio
Further Information: 
Released in a slimline jewel case.
Other Images:

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 987 037-4
UPC: 6 02498 70374 8
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: MADE BY UML 06024 987 037-4 50 01 * 51574309
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Live from HQ) - video / Vertigo - video / Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (Album Version) - audio / Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix) - audio
Further Information: 
Unlike the UK release, this version of the DVD single was released in a slimline case, and did not feature the image of U2's fathers on the packaging.
Other Images: 

Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: UIBI-5004
UPC: 4 988005 387455
Package: Slimline Jewel Case
Matrix: UIBI-5004-0-1 1D IFPI L246
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Live from HQ) - video / Vertigo - video / Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (Album Version) - audio / Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix) - audio
Further Information:
NTSC Video Format.  Released with OBI strip containing Japanese information on the right side of the case instead of the more usual left.
Other Images:
Front Cover without OBI / OBI Front and Back / Interior Insert I / Interior Insert II

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDV886 / 987 011-6
UPC: 6 02498 70116 4
Package: Regular Jewel Case
Matrix: MADE BY UML 06024 987 011-6 50 01 * 51574307
Track Listing:
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own (Live from HQ) - video / Vertigo - video / Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (Album Version) - audio / Vertigo (Trent Reznor Remix) - audio
Further Information: 
PAL Video format.
Other Images: 
Front Cover w Casing & Stickers / Insert
All Because of You (2004) City of Blinding Lights (2005)
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