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War is the third studio album by Irish rock band U2, released on February 28, 1983 (1983-02-28). The album has come to be regarded as U2's first overtly political album, in part because of songs like "Sunday Bloody Sunday", "New Year's Day", as well as the title, which stems from the band's perception of the world at the time; Bono stated that "war seemed to be the motif for 1982."

While the central themes of their earlier albums Boy… read more



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  • Best U2 album ever... End of story. [2]
  • I always associate this with youth, in all its glory and rage. U2's first masterpiece.
  • best U2 album ever... end of story ;d
  • ★★★★★
  • My favorite album by U2.
  • Seconds until New Year's Day!
  • best album ever.
  • Fantastic, great album -- I think I hear a Joy Division influence too [2]
  • You can definitely hear that they were contemporaries of Echo & The Bunnymen on this... (and I think I hear a Joy Division influence too)
  • My favourite U2 album forever!

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