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New year's Day "is a song by Irish band U2. The song was number along with the Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop?) released in January 1983 as a single.

New year's Day is the first single from the album War. This song also appeared on the albums Under a Blood Red Sky and The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides. The song was performed for the first time on december 20, 1982 in Belfast.

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[hide]*1 Covers and samples

Covers and samples[Edit]Edit

The song was popular with artists to cover or sampling:

Covers[Edit]Edit

Samples[Edit]Edit

  • With It Guys used the piano part as sample for the song " Let The Music Take Control.
  • Kiss AMC used the intro to their song A Bit Of U2.
  • Dynamic Base used the sample for their Africa single
  • Bacon Popper used the same sample for their single Free single.
  • Hyper Logic also used a sample in the song Only Me.

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number with listing (s)

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
New year's day - 79 121 112 143 152 165 172 215 155 307 377 407 339 381

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