"This show gives us a chance to deal with real irony and humor. It's throwaway but at the same time it's incredibly heavy. We're a heavy band with a sense of humor. We've tried the no-laughing rule but it just never worked."
- The Edge on Zoo TV, 1992
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.