U2’s new single, “Atomic City,” will hit the DSPs hours before the debut of U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere in Las Vegas.

“Atomic City” is an homage to artists such as Blondie and Giorgio Moroder as well as the city of Las Vegas itself, which was dubbed Atomic City in the 1950s due to tourists watching nuclear testing on the outskirts of the city. in the 50’s). Bono described it as “a rock ‘n’ roll 45 in the tradition of ’70s post-punk, Blondie, The Clash, some ’70s punk.”

Expect to see the Interscope-released track blowing up on multiple new music playlists.