"I first heard this on the radio in 1985 (Wide Awake in America version). Have loved it ever since. "
what they said
"We refute the belief that man is just a higher stage of animal, that he has no spirit. I think when people start believing that, the real respect for humanity is gone. You are just a cog in a wheel, another collection of molecules. That's half the reason for a lot of the pessimism in the world."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
U2 considered a few other titles for the Achtung Baby album like "Cruise Down Main Street" and "Fear of Women". Also "Man" and "Adam" were options.