Achtung artists!

Published: 13 December, 2011 06:36 IST | Dhara Vora |

U2's legendary album Achtung Baby was released in November, 1991. Today, 20 years later, you have a chance to be a part of it

U2's legendary album Achtung Baby was released in November, 1991. Today, 20 years later, you have a chance to be a part of it

Several international pop acts have come to India including Michael Jackson, Roger Waters and Metallica.
But one band that has a huge fan base in the country, even though they haven't set foot in India, is U2. Forget seeing them, fans all over the world now have a chance to associate themselves with the band.
Take part in a competition and be a part of the new album cover of their Grammy Award-winning album

The original iconic album cover of U2's Achtung Baby

Achtung Baby Crowd sourcing platform Talenthouse, in association with the band, is hosting a competition where people from all over the world can submit photographs and artworks and the works of 15 lucky artists will become a part of the redesigned album cover of Achtung Baby.
The initiative has been planned to commemorate 20 years of the release of the album. "Through their album Achtung Baby, they paved a way for alternative music in the world of Rock.

And after 20 years of the album, it is a great opportunity for both their fans and artists to be a part of the collage," says Arun Mehra, CEO of Talenthouse India.

Apart from being a part of the album, the artworks of the 15 artistes will be promoted across all the social media channels of U2 and their official site.

The winners will receive a copy of the final cover, a deluxe box set of the album and a digital camera. The competition also has a people's choice award, and the person who receives the most number of votes on the site, will be awarded a digital SLR camera along with a copy of the cover and the deluxe set.

U2's official designer and photographer Shaughn McGrath and Anton Corbijn will select one overall winner from the 15 selected artistes, who will win a custom designed, original Achtung Baby styled Trabant car, that was featured on the cover and was also used for the promotion of their album.

Last date for submission January 23, 2012
Voting from January 24 to 30, 2012
Winner will be announced on February 20, 2012
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