"It was just an incredible playpen -- especially for Bono. It was so inspiring a place to be. No one had ever gone there in terms of live performance."
- The Edge, 2002, on the ZOO TV Tour
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.