"I realized the real influence was probably Flannery O'Connor, so I developed this character called the Shadow Man and I'm managing to step into the shoes of the Shadow Man without any self-harm. It's quite a character."
- Bono on the character he plays for Exit on the Joshua Tree tour
did you know
U2 considered a few other titles for the Achtung Baby album like "Cruise Down Main Street" and "Fear of Women". Also "Man" and "Adam" were options.