"The band weren't even drinking. Can you imagine? You're in a candy store and these guys don't even want to smell the sweets."
- Larry on the legend of Adam's partying in the early days
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.