As previously reported, UK’s Q Magazine has assembled a massive U2 tribute album to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band’s landmark album Achtung Baby. The compilation, titled AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered, features covers of Achtung Baby tracks by a number of music heavyweights, including Jack White, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, The Killers, and more.
So far, we’ve already heard of covers of “Love Is Blindness” by White, “One” by Damien Rice, and “Whos Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” by Garbage. Now, with the compilation officially hitting shelves today, a number of other tracks have surfaced, including Nine Inch Nails’ take of “Zoo Station”, Depeche Mode’s renedition of “So Cruel”, and The Killers’ cover of “Ultraviolet (Light My Way)”. Check out streams of all three tracks below.
Update: The entire compilation is streaming at Q Magazine’s website.
Nine Inch Nails – “Zoo Station” (via Fuck Yeah Atticus Ross):
Depeche Mode – “So Cruel”:
The Killers – “Ultraviolet (Light My Way)”:
AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered is packaged for free within the October 25th issue of Q Magazine. You can order a copy of the magazine here.
AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered Tracklist:
01. Nine Inch Nails Zoo Station
02. U2 (Jacques Lu Cont Mix) Even Better Than The Real Thing
03. Damien Rice One
04. Patti Smith Until The End Of The World
05. Garbage Whos Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
06. Depeche Mode So Cruel
07. Snow Patrol Mysterious Ways
08. The Fray Trying To Throw Your Arms Around The World
09. Gavin Friday The Fly
10. The Killers Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
11. Glasvegas Acrobat
12. Jack White Love Is Blindness