"I would say we had the best three weeks in the studio that we've had since, like, 1979. Three weeks is all it should take."
- Bono on recording a new album, June 2012
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.