"It is about as personal a love song as I can imagine"
what they said
"Trying to make sense of the nonsense of being famous. Why is it nonsense? It's great to get your seat in a restaurant and not getting thrown out after hours. What fame does is it up ends the real order of things. Celebrity is nonsense but it is currency. I and U2 wanted to spent our currency."
- Bono on fame, 2018
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.