"I wrote the words about a friend of mine, his name was Gareth Spaulding. And on his twentyfirst birthday he and his friends decided to give themselves a present of enough heroine into his veins to kill him."
- Bono on the song 'Bad'
did you know
The guy mentioned in the song Bullet The Blue Sky with "his face red like a rose on a thorn bush" is Ronald Reagan according to an interview with Bono in 2006.