Song For Someone (Directed by Matt Mahurin)

‘Don’t let it go out…’ Illustrator and photographer Matt Mahurin directs this beautiful visual meditation on 'Song For Someone', from U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence.’ Rendered in a striking black and white palette and featuring a riveting performance from Bono, filmed earlier this year in Malibu, the video reunites U2’s music and Mahurin’s distinctive style - the two last worked together on 1993’s 'Love Is Blindness’ and first collaborated even earlier, on 'With Or Without You' from The Joshua Tree. 'Collaboration is a great part of the creative process,’ says Matt. ’And it’s been a true joy to once again jump aboard the band's mission of music, mercy and mayhem.’#SongForSomeone has been a nightly highlight of the band’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, which resumes September 4 in Turin, Italy. #U2IETour

Posted by U2 on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Get excited, U2 fans ... because your favorite band has just released a second music video for "Song For Someone," from their latest album Songs of Innocence. The band originally released a music video 9-minute short film for the song, starring Woody Harrelson, but now we have a different visual to go along with the track.

U2's new "Song For Someone" music video premiered exclusively via the band's Facebook page, and was directed by the iconic Matt Mahurin, who has directed music videos for a number of legendary rock bands, and musicians. In their Facebook post, the band describes the new back-and-white music video as a "visual meditation," and was filmed earlier this year in Malibu. 

"'Don't let it go out…' Illustrator and photographer Matt Mahurin directs this beautiful visual meditation on 'Song For Someone', from U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence.

Rendered in a striking black and white palette and featuring a riveting performance from Bono, filmed earlier this year in Malibu, the video reunites U2’s music and Mahurin's distinctive style - the two last worked together on 1993's 'Love Is Blindness' and first collaborated even earlier, on 'With Or Without You' from The Joshua Tree

'Collaboration is a great part of the creative process,' says Matt. 'And it's been a true joy to once again jump aboard the band's mission of music, mercy and mayhem.'

#SongForSomeone has been a nightly highlight of the band’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, which resumes September 4 in Turin, Italy. #U2IETour"

"Song For Someone" was produced by Danger Mouse and Ryan Tedder, and was released in May as the third single from Songs of Innocence. Bono wrote the song about his wife of over 30 years, Ali, who he met when they were teenagers. 

Watch U2's second "Song For Someone" music video above!