U2 releases "Pride (In the Name of Love)" single
"Pride (In the Name of Love)" is the second song on U2's 1984 album The Unforgettable Fire and was released as the album's first single.
Written about Martin Luther King, Jr., "Pride" is one of the band's most recognized songs, and appeared as the opening track on the compilation The Best of 1980-1990, and on the 2006 compilation U218 Singles. The song was a mixed critical but major commercial success for the band and has since come to be regarded as one of the band's best songs. It was named the 378th greatest song by Rolling Stone on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
1. "Pride (In the Name of Love)" 4:40
2. "Boomerang I" (Instrumental) 2:47
3. "Boomerang II" 4:48
4. "4th of July" (Long version) 2:38