Apple releases one-click tool to delete the U2 album you didn’t want

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To put it lightly, Apple’s “gift” of a free U2 album hasn’t been warmly received by everyone. And it seems the company has heard the chorus of complaints loud and clear. As of today, Apple’s offering an easy way to permanently erase Songs of Innocence with a single click. Doing so immediately removes U2’s latest album from your iTunes music library and iTunes purchase history. Apple has even set up a support website to guide people through the process.

Note that erasing the album means it will no longer show up in your “purchases” tab. So if you want to re-download it for another listen, you’ll need to go through the regular album purchase process again. Songs of Innocence will remain free until October 13th; after that, Apple’s window…

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