"It's the album I am very proud of. The songs themselves, the lyrics, the melodies, the hooks, we were really onto something. The name Pop is absolutely perfect as far as the artistic intent but it's the least pop in that sense. It stood the sense of time, it's really unique sounding."
- The Edge, 2020
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.