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U2 Debuts New Version of ‘Red Hill Mining Town’ For Record Store Day

By: Renee Grant

Just in time for Record Store Day, U2 has previewed their updated version of their song Red Hill Mining Town, set to be released as a picture disc on April 22nd.

The updated release will also appear n their 30th-anniversary edition of The Joshua Tree, features new vocals from frontman Bono.

The song’s concept explores the breakdown of a marriage in the context of miners during the British miners’ strike of 1984-85, originally inspired by Bono’s reading of Red Hill: A Mining Community by Tony Parker.

Take a listen to the updated version below. What Record Store Day releases are you excited for?


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