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Twenty years ago, Bono described  Achtung Baby as ‘the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree’ while Jon Pareles of the New York Times wrote that ‘stripped-down and defying its old formulas, U2 has given itself a fighting chance for the 1990’s’. The album won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance and became one of the most significant records of the nineties and of U2’s career. To mark twenty years since its 1991 release, an anniversary edition of U2’s Achtung Baby  is due on October 31, 2011.     [amazon_carousel widget_type=”ASINList” width=”400″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” asin=”B005FVA63A, B005FVA3LK,B005EYP8PO, B005EYP9D0″ /]  Recorded over six months at Hansa Studio in Berlin and Windmill Lane in Dublin, Achtung Baby is U2’s seventh studio album. Produced by long time U2 collaborators, Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno with Steve Lillywhite,  Achtung Baby was engineered by Flood and led by The Fly. The album spawned f