U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ Covers Album

This November 19th will mark the date of the the 20th anniversary of U2‘s seventh album, Achtung Baby, originally released in 1991.

A lavish 6 CD box set including a documentary by Davis Guggenheim, unreleased songs such as b-sides and remixes and even some cover songs, will likely release on October 31, 2011.

Four versions of the set will launch – the Uber Deluxe Edition, Super Deluxe Edition, Vinyl Box Set, and regular Deluxe Edition.

This afternoon Bono announced that the covers album will feature renditions of his songs by artists Jack White (“Love Is Blindness”), Depeche Mode (“So Cruel”), Patti Smith (“Until the End of the World”) and Damian Rice (“One”).

Bono and The Edge hit the red carpet for the premiere screening of their new ‘Achtung’ documentary From The Sky Down, last night at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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