"I use our songs to wake myself up. It's like sticking a needle in your leg after it has gone to sleep."
- Bono, January 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.