"I felt like a Kafka bureaucrat, overwhelmed by the machinery. The trick is to dominate the mechanism, be the ghost in the machine, when we do overcome the lights and the screen, the result is magnificent. I promise you tomorrow the result will be different."
- Bono on the Popmart show on Dec 2. in Mexico, the day before the videoshoot
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.