The quartet have covered ‘Love Is Blindness’, ‘So Cruel’, ‘Until The End Of The World’ and ‘One’ respectively on the album, which has been commissioned by Q magazine.
It’s strange, because when I hear the album, when U2 do it, all I hear is what’s wrong with it. But when I heard all these artists doing it, I thought, ‘It’s really good’.
Speaking to Reuters on the red carpet at the festival, the singer also revealed he finds the documentary “excruciating” to watch, adding: “I don’t think really it’s a film about our band in as much as it’s a film about the creative process. If you’re interested in that, you’re going to be interested in this film I think.”
From The Sky Down is due to be broadcast on US television in late October and will also be included as a DVD with the deluxe edition of ‘Achtung Baby’, which is due to be re-released later this year.
The reissue of the band’s 1991 album will come in a variety of formats, including an extras laden Uber-Deluxe Edition, which will include six CDs, four DVDs, five 7″ singles, 16 art prints, an 84-page hardback book, Propaganda fan club magazine, four badges, a sticker sheet and last but by no means least, a replica of Bono’s ‘The Fly’ sunglasses. This version will be released in a numbered box which takes the form of a magnetic puzzle.
Next down the scale is the Super-Deluxe version, which will include all of the CDs, DVDs and art prints from the Uber-Deluxe version as well as a 92-page hardback book