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Kendrick Lamar Blesses U2's New Song with a Fiery Sermon

The Compton rapper caps a new U2 single with some hopeful prayers and bible verse

When Kendrick Lamar released the tracklist for his 2017 album, DAMN., more fans than not scratched their heads when they noticed U2 as a featured artist on the explosive late-album cut “XXX.”

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In an interview that followed the release of DAMN., Lamar revealed that the song was absorbed into his project once it became clear that his vision of the track with “a certain type of 808” was a better fit for the To Pimp a Butterfly follow-up.

Today, the iconic Irish rock outfit return the favor, sharing their new single “Get Out of Your Own Way,” featuring a sermon-like finale from Kung Fu Kenny. The track arrives as the latest single off their upcoming fourteenth studio album, Songs of Experience, due out on December 1st via Island/Universal.

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You can hear it down below. Hit the link to pre-order your copy of Songs of Experience via iTunes, though that might not stop them from just putting it on your phone, as they did with last year’s Songs of Innocence.


Tour Dates:
Feb 07, 2018 @ 3Arena – Dublin, Ireland
Feb 09, 2018 @ Genting Arena – Birmingham, United Kingdom
Feb 10, 2018 @ Manchester Arena – Manchester, United Kingdom
Feb 11, 2018 @ The SSE Hydro – Glasgow, United Kingdom
Feb 12, 2018 @ The O2 – London, United Kingdom
Feb 13, 2018 @ The O2 – London, United Kingdom
Feb 15, 2018 @ Festhalle – Frankfurt, Germany
Feb 20, 2018 @ SSE Arena, Wembley – London, United Kingdom
Feb 22, 2018 @ Lanxess Arena – Cologne, Germany
Feb 23, 2018 @ Ziggo Dome – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Feb 25, 2018 @ AccorHotels Arena – Paris, France
Feb 26, 2018 @ AccorHotels Arena – Paris, France
Feb 27, 2018 @ Sportpaleis – Antwerp, Belgium
Mar 01, 2018 @ Royal Arena – Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar 02, 2018 @ Telenor Arena – 0slo, Norway
Mar 03, 2018 @ Ericsson Globe – Stockholm, Sweden
Mar 05, 2018 @ Mercedes-Benz Arena – Berlin, Germany

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