3,425 total votes
War

War

War is the third studio album by Irish rock band U2, released on 28 February 1983. The album has come to be regarded as U2's first overtly political album, in part because of songs like "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "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 and October focused on adolescence and spirituality, respectively, War focused on both the physical aspects of warfare, and the emotional after-effects. Musically, it is also harsher than the band's previous releases. The album has been ... more on Wikipedia

War is ranked on...

#34 of 239 The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy 35.3k votes Over the years, there have been a number of times that the Grammy voters have gotten it right with their selections in the m...
#47 of 510 The Greatest Album Covers of All Time 114.4k votes Besides the music, some of the most iconic bands are known for their creative artwork. Often times this extends to their alb...
#4 of 14 The Best U2 Albums of All Time 5.6k votes Since their inception, U2 have been one of the best bands of the 80s, best bands of the 90s and overall one of the best band...

War is also found on...

Famous Albums Produced by Steve Lillywhite