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11 O'Clock Tick Tock "is a song by the Irish band U2. The song was released in may 1980. The song is also on a single Touch. The single is produced by Martin HannettJoy Division 's).

The song title was originally Silver Lining. 11 O'Clock Tick Tock was first played live at a concert in August 1979 in the Howth Youth Club. The title refers to a note from Bono's friend Gavin Friday on the door of Bono's home after Bono had missed a meeting.

Remarkable facts[Edit][]

  • In this issue The Edge used for the first time the Memory Man echo effect
  • The number is never released on a studio album of the band, on Under a Blood Red Sky is to hear the number though.
  • In the early days of U2 this was their biggest hit and was played twice per often occur, including one as an encore.