U2 are now the fourth band to have a Top 10 album on the Billboard 200 in five straight decades. 

Released earlier this month U2’s “Songs Of Surrender,” re-recorded versions of some of U2’s biggest songs, debuted at #5 on the chart.

The band’s first Top 10 album came in ‘87 with “The Joshua Tree.” “Rattle And Hum” went to #1 in ’88. 

“Achtung Baby hit #1 in ‘91.  “Zooropa” and “Pop” also went to #1 in the ‘90s.

In ‘00, “All That You Can’t Leave Behind” peaked at #3. Later in the decade “How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb” and “No Line On The Horizon” landed in the Top 10. 

‘14’s “Songs Of Innocence” went to #9 while the ‘17 follow-up, “Songs Of Experience,” debuted at #1.

The bands that previously landed Top 10 albums in five straight decades are Metallica, Def Leppard and AC/DC.

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