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7 is an EP by the Irish rock band U2, released exclusively at Target Stores in the United States in 2002. It collects various B-sides from All That You Can't Leave Behind-era singles, which were previously unavailable in the US.[2] The title refers to the number of tracks. Likewise, at the time of its release 7 was priced at almost seven US dollars. The title is also a homage to Three, the group's first release[citation needed].

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Released22 January 2002
U2 chronology
Elevation 2001: Live from Boston
The Best of 1990–2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]


7 was released at all 1,055 Target Stores in the US on 22 January 2002. At the stores, it originally sold for price of US$6.99.[3]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by U2, with lyrics by Bono except where noted.

1."Summer Rain (lyrics by Bono and The Edge)"4:06
3."Big Girls Are Best (lyrics by Bono and The Edge)"3:37
4."Beautiful Day" (Quincey and Sonance mix)7:55
5."Elevation" (Influx mix)4:02
6."Walk On" (single version)4:11
7."Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of (lyrics by Bono and The Edge)" (acoustic version)3:42
Total length:31:30

"Always" is an early version of "Beautiful Day".[2] "Big Girls Are Best" was a leftover from the Pop sessions. This Influx mix of "Elevation" was used to open shows on the Elevation Tour. The single version of "Walk On", which was released on the single with the blue cover, was also featured in concerts, while a live version was released on America: A Tribute to Heroes. In 2002 another mix of "Walk On" called the "Hallelujah mix" (for its coda of hallelujahs) was released on a promotional CD.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 7 at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b Dansby, Andrew (18 January 2002). "U2 Targets Rarities Disc". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Target Stores to Offer Exclusive U2 7 CD". PR Newswire. 17 January 2002. Retrieved 30 March 2011.