Such was the response to the Irish release of our 2fm U2 ‘New Roots’ album Universal Music Group have decided to release the album globally! Incredible news for LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice and an amazing showcase for the Irish music acts involved. Huge thanks to U2 for their generosity in waving all their royalties and sharing an exclusive live track from The Joshua Tree live tour.
Excited to announce that RTÉ 2FM are to recreate U2’s Joshua Tree with a whole host of Irish acts including Gavin James, Kodaline, All Tvvins, The Academic & many more.
A project that U2 have given their blessing to will see the release of the album called “The Joshua Tree – New Roots” set for release this October by Universal Music Ireland
We are inviting listeners to design the new album sleeve for this special release. The original “The Joshua Tree” cover was designed by Irish designer Steve Averill, who be among the judges. The information on how to enter is here.
All proceeds from the sale of “The Joshua Tree – New Roots” will be donated to the LauraLynn foundation.