"Nobody ever had a better time than Michael Hutchence and nobody else ever had a better time than when they were with him. Light on his feet and light on the head, he always appeared to be where he was meant to be. Whoever Michael was with was his current assignment and he took it on with the impish charm of a golden age Hollywood sophisticate."
- Bono in a letter to Michael Hutchence's daughter, 2020
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.