Music fans buying a new Apple iPod in the near future are set for a special treat - U2's new album will already be downloaded onto the device.

The group have struck a deal with Apple Computer bosses to preload HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB onto iPods bought the week after the album's release in stores (23NOV04).

U2's new single VERTIGO is featured in new TV ads for the iPod.

20/10/2004 02:16