MORE

U2 Debuts "North Star" From Transformers: Dark of the Moon at Miami Show

Read Crossfade's full review of U2's 360° Tour at Sun Life Stadium.

Did you think the only things keeping Bono and The Edge busy these days were the careful monotoring of their Metamucil doses and the writing of mediocre music for Broadway adaptations of comic books?

Well, you're way wrong. The tuneful twosome is also staying active by selling outtakes from their massive back catalogue to the Transformers franchise.

One of U2's leftover tracks from the How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb sessions, "North Star," will appear in the theatrical version of the blockbuster threequel, Dark of the Moon, set to hit theaters. (It won't apparently be released as part of the official movie soundtrack, though.) Surprisingly, the band hadn't given this movie tune its American live debut until last night in Miami.

See the cut for the video of U2 performing "North Star" from Transformers: Dark of the Moon at Sun Life Stadium.

"This is a song we've played a few times in Europe," Bono said, introducing the song. "But this is the first time we've played it in America. It's in a little movie called Transformers. It's a love song to the universe of sorts. It's called 'North Star.'"

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Use Current Location

Related Location

miles
Sun Life Stadium

2269 NW 199th St.
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

305-623-6100

www.sunlifestadium.com


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >