Over the past 10 years no U2 song has risen so much in popularity as Acrobat, the second to last song on Achtung Baby. But what is so special about this song? We explore the meaning and themes of the song and dive into U2's fandom to understand why Acrobat has topped the list of most requested songs by U2 fans for a long time.
"I thought this was TV, I had to get my hair and makeup done"
- Larry upon arriving late for a BBC Radio session
did you know
Bono wrote the song 'Out of Control' on his 18th birthday. It is about a feeling of having no control. Nothing changes now that your eighteen and never does. Feeling the pain from his mothers death and having no control over that or anything else.