The Joshua Tree – New Roots

21 Aug

Some of the biggest names in Ireland’s music scene have come together to make a re-imagining of U2’s legendary album in celebration of the The Joshua Tree ‘s 30th anniversary.

All proceeds from The Joshua Tree – New Roots are being kindly donated to LauraLynn, Ireland’s only Children’s Hospice.

RTE’s 2FM in association with Universal Music Ireland will launch the charity tribute album in October. All the original songs will be covered by Irish acts including Gavin James, Kodaline, AllTvvins, The Academic, Fanglub and more!

Design the Cover 

2FM are asking their listeners to design the album sleeve for the special record. This is a unique opportunity for all creatives out there to have their original artwork on the CD case cover and in records stores across the country.

Internationally renowned Irish Designer Steve Averill, who designed the original artwork for the record, will be among the judges in this competition.

Closing date for entries is 31 August and they can be mailed to For more details visit


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