“I will be with you again, I…I will begin again!” – U2, "New Year’s Day," mean speed=133.4 bpm

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“How could we not love this song the best?” Mullin joked – “It, only, uh, put us on the map, mate!” – from _U2: A History, A Band, An Event_  by [Putnam]

English: Adam Clayton, U2 members and The Pres...

English: Adam Clayton, U2 members and The President of Brazil Dilma Roussef in Brasília, April, 8, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The band from Ireland, U2, released a Deluxe version on iTunes of their new album U218 Singles in February 2006.

Track #6 on the album is called New Year’s Day,” composed by Adam Clayton, Bono, Larry Mullen and The Edge under the genre of “Rock.”

Meanspeed®-Carlton Speed Summary

mean speed/median expected tempo=133.4 beats per minute,
average beat=450 milliseconds per quarter note
whole note=2.22 beats per second,
mean pitch=569.19 hertz, 45 cents above C#5/Db5=554.365 hertz, 71 cents below D5=587.330 hertz.


Ian Andrew Schneider

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January 1, 2014