"The reason why we put the child on the LP cover is the reason that it's not war. We're talking about War in different levels. For most the LP is not political at all, it's personal."
- Bono on War, 1983
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.