"Achtung Baby" was the album, that fired U2 into the 90's. Displaying a broader musical palette than before and with a newfound smattering of irony, the four-piece dramatically overhauled their traditional approach to songwriting. The so-called 'band of the 80's were taking song risks - and every single one paid off. 'U2: Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review' offers a previously unobtainable level of insight into the band during the recording of their most dynamic and well respected album. Via the use of live footage, long forgotten videos and the review, criticism and insight of a panel of highly opinionated experts, this package delivers the finest documentary film yet to emerge on Dublin's favourite sons.
Features Include: - Live and studio performances from the Achtung era, reassessed by a panel of revered experts.
- Obscure footage and unseen photographs.
- Review, comment and criticism from: U2 documentary maker and broadcaster, Stuart Bailie; author of U2 And Philosophy, Mark Wrathall; music expert, author and revered radio DJ, Paul Gambaccini; ex-Mojo editor, Mat Snow; Uncut magazine's contributing editor, Nigel Williamson; The Guardian and Time Out's Andrew Muller and others.
- Footage of and comment on U2's musical influences from this most pivotal point in their extensive career.