"We were disillusioned with the sort of, wallpaper music as John Lennon calls it and we wanted to make music that had a commitment in it. Music that didn't hide a person, music where the music came through. People like John Lennon, their life was in their music."
- Bono on U2's motivation, 1983
did you know
The song 'A Sort of Homecoming' is a quote from a Jewish poet, Paul Celan. The actual quote is: 'poetry is a sort of homecoming'.