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Apple’s Free U2 iTunes Album Giveaway Tops 2 Million Downloads

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Apple’s surprise free U2 album giveaway in iTunes has topped two million free copies, according to what sources tell Re/code:

iTunes users have downloaded more than 2 million copies of “Songs of Innocence” since Tuesday, according to people familiar with the album’s performance. The album is available exclusively on iTunes until the middle of October.

The album Songs of Innocence is set to debut in October, but the deal with Apple reportedly saw the latter reportedly spend $100 million to use the band’s songs for upcoming promotional purposes of the iPhone 6.

Today, in an interview with Billboard, U2’s manager Guy Oseary says the band will be working more with Apple in future projects.

How to download U2’s free album? Follow Apple’s instructions below; if they don’t work, go to iTunes > Purchases > then download the album once it shows up.

Did you download your free U2 album in iTunes? Some users with iCloud turned on have shockingly discovered the album already downloaded to their devices, without their knowing.

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