On February 27, 2009.

On February 27, 2009, “Island” and “Mercury” labels released “No Line on the Horizon”, the twelfth U2 studio album. It was recorded March – December 2008, at “Riad El Yacout” in Fez, “Hanover Quay” in Dublin, “Platinum Sound” in New York City, “Olympic” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, and Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Bono – lead vocals, guitar
  • The Edge – guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Adam Clayton – bass guitar
  • Larry Mullen Jr. – drums, percussion
  • Brian Eno – vocals, rhythm loop, programming, synthesizers
  • Daniel Lanois – vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Terry Lawless – additional piano, Fender Rhodes, keyboards
  • Sam O’Sullivan – percussion
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Louis Watkins – boy soprano
  • Richard Watkins – French horn
  • will.i.am – vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Richard Rainey – engineering, mixing
  • Declan Gaffney – engineering, mixing
  • CJ Eiriksson – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
  • Tony Mangurian – engineering
  • Dave Emery – engineering
  • Florian Ammon – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – additional engineering, mixing
  • Chris Heaney – engineering assistance
  • Tom Hough – engineering assistance
  • Kevin “Kevo” Wilson – engineering assistance
  • Dave Clauss – engineering assistance
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Cheryl Engels – audio post production, coordination, quality control

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bono except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. No Line on the Horizon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Magnificent – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, music by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Moment of Surrender – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Unknown Caller – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Get on Your Boots – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Stand Up Comedy – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Fez – Being Born – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • White as Snow – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, music traditional, arranged by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Breathing – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Cedars of Lebanon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois

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