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"Acrobat" is a song by rock band U2 and the eleventh track from their 1991 album Achtung Baby.

It features 12⁄8 time signature and has The Edge playing a heavily distorted tremolo.

U2's approach to recording Achtung Baby had been to "throw out" all that they knew, to work with music they didn't know, in a place (Berlin) that they didn't know, and to re-arrange roles and responsibilities within the band. This was an alienating experience for long-time collaborator… read more

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Don't believe what you hear
Don't believe what you see
If you just close your eyes
You can feel the enemy

U2 - Acrobat Lyrics


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  • It's a shame they've never played this masterpiece live....
  • me gustan otros de ellos, no había tomado atención en este
  • Obra maestra, que pena que no la toquen nunca en directo :(
  • Curioso tema pero imprescindible.
  • A superb song from an excellent album. Achtung Baby is epic.
  • Ladies and Gentlemen.....Larry Mullen! Great performance by the drummer on this song.
  • still waiting for this to be played live someday...
  • One of their best albums, right up there with The Unforgettable Fire and Joshua Tree.

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