Picks and Pans Review: The Essential U2
updated 03/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 03/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT
The Joshua Tree 1987 The masterpiece on which U2 found what they were looking for.
Achtung Baby 1991 (below) Ingeniously brings an experimental edge to their arena rock.
All That You Can't Leave Behind 2000 Vintage U2. See also: 2004's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.