"There were no jobs to get. It was like we were all going nowhere, so we decided to go nowhere together and form a band."
- Larry Mullen jr, 1986
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.