Gloria is a song by the Irish band U2. It appeared with a live version of I Will Follow on a single, which appeared in October 1981 . Gloria also appeared on the band's second album, October and on the live album Under a Blood Red Sky.
This song was performed for the first time during the Slane Festival which took place on 16 August 1981, where they were the opening act for Thin Lizzy . A well known live version of Gloria is that Under A Blood Red Sky, recorded on June 5, 1983 in Red Rocks in Denver, Colorado.