"I don't know how abstract the record will end up but it has started quite abstract, a lot of very, very aggressive guitar playing. Edge is like a maniac at the moment. It's not going to be a laid-back record, I can tell you that."
- Bono on making Achtung Baby, 1990
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.