"It's the story of the prodigal son but in it the prodigal son decides he doesn't want to return. It is about losing your faith."
- Bono on The First Time
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.