"A few days after the album [Songs of Innocence] was finished, I thought Iris shouldn't be part of the album. Even though the song is a beautiful tune and everything, I just thought it was going a bit far and it's not very punk rock, singing about your mother."
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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.