It’s a condensed version of a 13-minute film by Aoife McArdle.

The Irish band has released a video for Every Breaking Wave from their latest studio album Songs of Innocence

U2 at last year's Oscars. Photo: AFP

Directed by Belfast-born Aoife McArdle, the video is actually a condensed version of a 13-minute short film recently put out by the director.

The video (watch it below) is set in a violent, 1980s North Ireland and tells a story of star-crossed lovers. – AFP Relaxnews