I'm loving the new U2 album, "Songs of Innocence", in a way that their recordings have not grabbed me since Achtung Baby. There have always been songs that felt like filler to me. Not so this album. I'd go so far as to describe it as my favourite since that recording. Great tunes, playing and production (much less compression than recent releases). Thoughtful, personal and spiritual lyrics and a real passion comes through. Echoes of early albums like "Boy" and "October" but with references to every stage of their career. Enjoying Lycke Li's vocal on "The Troubles".
I can't recommend this enough, but then as a fan since 1980, I've never really hated anything they've done.
If you've got an iTunes account you can get it for free at the moment.