Twenty years ago today (and tomorrow), U2 released Achtung Baby to a largely unsuspecting world that may have expected the band to continue to build on what it had accomplished with the The Joshua Tree and Rattle And Hum. That obviously wasn't the case.
As we continue our monthlong celebration of the album's 20th anniversary, two of our staffers have bravely stepped forward to argue whether Achtung Baby is U2's greatest album. We've just posted their articles, which were written without the other author seeing the competing viewpoint.
We also want your opinion. Our new poll question is a simple one: Is Achtung Baby U2's Greatest Album? Cast your vote now on our home page, in the right side column.