"I think it's a really good record, with some great songs. I'm not as emotionally attached to it as I am to All That You Can't Leave Behind. It just doesn't quite hang together as well as that album. It may be to do with the mix of personalities involved but it seems to be missing that same emotional thread."
- Larry on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
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.