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The legendary 1984 single is being updated with another cavalcade of music stars, including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Chris Martin and more.
The set will start Nov. 17 on the NBC late night show.
“They did it the wrong way around and I’m fond of saying that what we did is a very old fashioned musical concept.”
“You’re not going to get this out of your head now and you will be saying, ‘Ah, poor old blind Bono.’”
“It’s not like Limp Bizkit got back together and snuck something into our pockets!”
The song is the first single from the band’s surprise-released new album.
“There’s a lot of noise out there. I guess we got a little noisy ourselves to get through it.”
Will it be as self-proclaimed “punk rock” as the iCloud method? Only time will tell.
The vinyl creeps in just in time for the GRAMMY deadline of Sept. 30.
As the band explains on their website, the photograph on the cover is the band’s drummer “protecting his 18-year-old son.”