U2 detailing their new album, Songs of Resistance. Out March 17, the LP of 40 reimagined and rerecorded songs follows Bono’s memoir Resistance: 40 Songs, One Story, which came out in November. Watch a trailer for the record, featuring a new version of “Beautiful Day,” below.
After teasing the project in early 2022, Bono explained in the book that the album gave him “an opportunity to relive within the songs as I wrote this memoir. It also meant I could face the something that’s been bothering me for a long time. The lyrics to some songs that I’ve always felt were never written. They are now. (I think.)” The Washington Post noted last year that the band stripped down and re-recorded 40 songs mentioned in the book. U2 is also working on a new album called Songs of Ascensionthe article says.