"We want to sell records. We want to be big. Independent labels are all very well, but mostly they preach to the converted. We don't want to be a cult."
- Bono, September 1979, prior to having a record deal
did you know
The song 'Scarlet' was inspired by a thought in Bono's mind: "does God need salesmen?". The band was also in a minimalist mood that day.