11 O’Clock Tick Tock (rsd 20)
DERRY RECOMMENDS: "Pre first album single from the days when they could lay legitimate claim to being the best new band in the world, now made even better with the addition of 2 live tracks from their residency at The Marquee which I was lucky enough to go to".
‘11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ was recorded with producer Martin Hannett in Dublin’s Windmill Lane Studios in 1980. Originally released in May that year, the song was U2’s first single on Island Records. This 40th anniversary edition includes the full length version of ’11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ and the original 7” b-side ‘Touch’, plus two previously unreleased live recordings from the band’s show at the Marquee in London in September 1980 – ‘Touch’ and ‘Twilight’. 12” Info -4 track 12” EP, cut at 45 rpm, Pressed on 180gsm transparent blue vinyl, Full colour gatefold outer sleeve, Photo gallery on inner gatefold
- 11 O’Clock Tick Tock (full version)
- Touch (live at the Marquee in London in September 1980)
- Twilight (live at the Marquee in London in September 1980)