"There's a lot of songs on the record that I'll be proud to hear on the radio. Although The Joshua Tree had a lot of successful singles on it, that is not necessarily what we are about. We are not particularly into hit singles. Mind you, I need to do the roof of my house on the West so if we get a few hits away I won't be complaining."
- The Edge on Achtung Baby
did you know
During the recording sessions of Achtung Baby, the band were working on a primitive version of Mysterious Ways called 'Sick Puppy'. During these versions, The Edge improvised a chord progression that the rest of the band worked with. From that chord progression the song 'One' was born, ultimately changing the outlook of the sessions and more importantly, keeping the band together.