U2 Reissue “THREE” for Black Friday Record Store Day


Island Records and UMC today announce a new limited edition vinyl reissue from U2 celebrating the 40th anniversary of the band’s first release Three. Remastered in 2019 and pressed on 180gsm black vinyl, this limited edition vinyl EP Three (1979) will be released on 29th November 2019 via independent retailers. For details of participating record stores visit www.recordstoreday.com.


Originally released in Ireland in September 1979, the Three EP features three songs recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin with producer Chas De Whalley – ‘Out Of Control’, ‘Stories For Boys’ and ‘Boy-Girl’.

The A-side was chosen via a listener poll on Dave Fanning’s RTÉ (Irish national radio) music show. All songs have been remastered for this reissue

Numbered release, limited edition of 17,000

12” single on 180gsm black vinyl, cut at 45 rpm

Full colour outer sleeve featuring new artwork, with die-cut hole for label

40th anniversary noted on discs labels and sticker



Side A
1. Out Of Control – 2019 remaster

Side B
1. Stories For Boys – 2019 remaster
2. Boy-Girl – 2019 remaster

Three is a Black Friday exclusive for independent retailers. For details of participating record stores visit www.recordstoreday.com.

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