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 tops the list of most requested songs by U2 fans.
"In the big picture, missing a gig is not necessarily the worst offence in your life but, for me, it was the first time as a member of U2 that I had really let my bandmates down."
- Adam Clayton on missing the first Sydney show during the ZooTV tour
did you know
According to a survey in London, England, their song, "With or Without You", is the seventh most requested song at funerals in the United Kingdom.