U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ Covers Album Tracklist Revealed

Nine Inch Nails, Jack White, U2, Depeche Mode and Garbage on the same freakin' album? Yes, count us in!

Johnny Firecloudby Johnny Firecloud

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.

photo: Wenn