Approaching the 20th anniversary milestone of their classic album Achtung Baby, U2 have recruited a truly impressive collection of musical friends for a compilation of cover versions of each track on the record.
The covers album, entitled AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered, will arrive for free – bundled with Q Magazine's 25th anniversary issue, on October 26.
Check out the full tracklisting of the album below:
1. Nine Inch Nails – Zoo Station
2. U2 (Jacques Lu Cont Mix) – Even Better Than The Real Thing
3. Damien Rice – One
4. Patti Smith – Until The End Of The World
5. Garbage – Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
6. Depeche Mode – So Cruel
7. Snow Patrol – Mysterious Ways
8. The Fray – Trying To Throw Your Arms Around The World
9. Gavin Friday – The Fly
10. The Killers – Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
11. Glasvegas – Acrobat
12. Jack White – Love Is Blindness
U2's frontman Bono had the following to say about the covers album: "It’s strange, because when I hear the album, when U2 do it, all I hear is what’s wrong with it. But when I heard all these artists doing it, I thought, ‘It’s really good."
The magazine will be on stands on October 26th, but you can preorder it here.