The album generally rebalances the scales of U2’s ambitions, resulting in an aesthetically riskier sound.
Twenty five years later, Achtung Baby is still intact as U2’s best and most fully realized album.
All this week we’re predicting the winners in the so-called Big Four categories at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
A bolder, more experimental album would have better reflected Songs of Innocence’s ballsy, innovative roll-out.
However enticing the movie itself may be, the commercialism of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby has been oppressive, to say the least.
Maybe that phenomenon is what inspires filmmakers to make concert documentaries in the first place: the challenge of simulating the feeling of being there.