"We’ve always had this reputation for creating a big sound. I don’t know what a big sound is, but I think what people mean is that it’s a sound that fills the spectrum fully and is not a conventional three-piece approach to a performance, where it’s a basic tapestry of sound on which the vocals go."
- The Edge, 1986
did you know
The name Achtung Baby was chosen so that their new album could not be taken seriously because on their last album Rattle and Hum, they were critically attacked. Achtung means attention is English: "Attention, Baby," is the literal translation.