"I used more film for this album than for any other project I've worked on. We had nudity, cross-dressing, masks, exotic walls and borins beaches, serious fun and serious men, cars and animals in front of the camera."
- Anton Corbijn on Achtung Baby
During a concert in Atlanta in 1985, Bono shined a spot light on his dad in the audience. His dad, Bob Hewson, responded by giving his son the middle finger.