U2 album bumped to 2009

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It seems the process has been more than prolific. They’ve recorded between 50 and 60 songs, and there’s more to come. “We’ve hit a rich songwriting vein and we don’t want to stop.”

The follow-up to 2004's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb has been pushed back to 2009. While the members of U2 made a pact not to rush their creative inspiration, Bono says he's itching to get the material out. He hopes that fans will be able to enjoy the record of their labor soon. "We want 2009 to be our year, so we’re going to start making an impression very early on…"

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