U2 to debut new song, “The Blackout,” today at noon ET

ABC/Randy HolmesWe now know what the enigmatic letter featuring blacked-out text that U2 sent select fans last week was teasing. The Irish rockers have announced they’ll premiere a new song called “The Blackout,” today at noon ET on their official Facebook page.

The tune will appear on the band’s upcoming album, Songs of Experience. A snippet of apparent lyrics from the track — “In the darkness where we learn to see…” — was included in the announcement.

U2 also revealed that another song from the record, “You’re the Best Thing About Me,” will premiere  Wednesday, September 6. U2 will unveil full details about Songs of Experience that day, too.

The band kicks off the second North American leg of their The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 on Sunday in Detroit.

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