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Achtung Baby by U2

Published December 20, 2020

Achtung Baby by U2

Album info

  • Title Achtung Baby
  • Artist U2
  • Year 1991
  • Genre Rock

Tracklist

  1. Zoo Station
  2. Even Better Than the Real Thing
  3. One
  4. Until the End of the World
  5. Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
  6. So Cruel
  7. The Fly
  8. Mysterious Ways
  9. Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World
  10. Ultra Violet (Light My Way)
  11. Acrobat
  12. Love Is Blindness

Thoughts

This is a favourite of Mr C’s and he has waited to pick it until I had a bit more experience in this whole album adventure business. The pressure was on because I don’t know what kind of row would have kicked off if I hadn’t liked it.

Thankfully, it’s brilliant. It probably has a bit of a benefit from following on the slow-pace chill-fest of Taylor’s latest album, but even without that, it’s just good soft rock. One is genuinely one of the greatest songs ever, but even with that it doesn’t overshadow everything around it - they all stand up.

A great album to finish the year on and, hopefully, marriage still in tact.

Rating: 5 / 5

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