"Just about the only song I truly loved from the first ever listen"
I left school in 1987, was unemployed for 6 weeks, so when the tickets came on sale for the Joshua Tree Tour, I bought my first u2 ticket for Elland Road, Leeds with my first welfare check!! I've seen u2 on every tour since.
"Filming Red Rocks cost us thirty grand. That was all the money we'd make. This was the first tour we were going to make any money at all, and this is where we put it, so there was a lot riding on that night."
- Bono on filming Red Rocks
did you know
The song 'New Year's Day' is about the solidarity movement going on in Poland in the early 1980's. The government had promised changes and reforms, which would take effect on Jan. 1 of the following year, but the promises were empty.