"We were inventing names, mythical places, even our own language. My first name was Steinheghvanhuyseoolegbangbangbang, imagine that on an album sleeve!"
- Bono on his childhood
did you know
The name Achtung Baby was chosen so that their new album could not be taken seriously because on their last album Rattle and Hum, they were critically attacked. Achtung means attention is German: "Attention, Baby," is the literal translation.