"We always survived on finding some idea to pursue that felt like a discovery. And the music that really was getting us excited was the music that came out of the UK that has taken the advantage of sampling as a creative tool. And club music as a discipline."
- The Edge on U2's inspirations on Pop, 2020
did you know
U2 had considered several other album titles for Achtung Baby, including Man (in contrast to the group's debut, Boy), 69, Zoo Station, and Adam, which would have been paired with the nude photo of Clayton. Other possible titles included Fear of Women, and Cruise Down Main Street.