news::U2 remasters The Joshua Tree

U2’s The Joshua Tree has been meticulously remastered from the original analog master tapes to mark 20 years since its release and will be available on November 20, 2007. In 1987, The Joshua Tree reached Number 1 around the world, selling in excess of 20 million, and won a Grammy© for Album of the Year, while U2 won the Brit Award for Best International Act and Time Magazine put the band on its cover, proclaiming them “Rock’s Hottest Ticket”.

The album will be available in four formats:
A standard CD featuring liner notes from Bill Flanagan, lyrics and unseen photographs from long time collaborator Anton Corbijn.
A double 12″ gatefold vinyl format, with the original album pressed across two 180 gram audiophile discs.
A deluxe edition including a second CD of b-sides and demos from the original album sessions.
A limited edition box set containing two CD’s and a DVD featuring The Joshua Tree Tour live from the Hippodrome in Paris and other rare video footage.
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