U2 to take part in UK performance and interview TV special

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Fresh from receiving the Global Icon honor Sunday at the MTV European Music Awards in London, U2 will tape a BBC television special featuring a performance and an interview, Deadline reports.

U2 At the BBC is an hour-long special that will be recorded at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios and broadcast on U.K.’s BBC One in December. The show will feature the Irish rockers playing a set that includes some of their biggest hits, plus songs from their new album, Songs of Experience, which will be released December 1.

According to Deadline, the special will also include behind-the-scenes footage from a concert U2 played in October at Morumbi stadium concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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