U2 and MySpace stream upcoming album

u2nolineFollowing widespread leaks of tracks through file-sharing networks, U2 last night made tracks from the band’s soon-to-ship album, ‘No Line On The Horizon’ available for streaming playback through MySpace.

The band have made the entirety of the release available for playback through the service, but only to US users. Outside the US only the first single from the album is available for streaming.

The album will be released on Monday 2 March 2009 and was produced by Brian Eno, Danny Lanois and Steve Lillywhite.

The album will be released in a standard format with 24 page booklet and in digipak format. The digipak includes an extended booklet and the album’s companion film “Linear” by Anton Corbijn. A limited edition 64-page magazine will also be available, featuring the band in conversation with artist Catherine Owens, and new Anton Corbijn photographs. No Line On The Horizon will be released on 180gm vinyl.

Get On Your Boots, the first single from U2’s new album is available now.

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