"I really like it now – but for reasons different from when we recorded it. It was a real important record, and I think it was quite influential. A lot of bands have taken sounds and ideas from The Unforgettable Fire. It was quite innovative, I think."
- The Edge on The Unforgettable Fire, 1999
did you know
The Unforgettable Fire album title is a reference to "The Unforgettable Fire"—an art exhibit about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The band saw the exhibit in November 1983 in Japan while on the War Tour.