"I think that, ultimately, the group is totally rebellious, because of our stance against what people accept as rebellion. The whole thing about rock stars driving cars into swimming pools - that's not rebellion. People would be very pleased if I did that, and our record company would be only too pleased to pay the bill, because we'd get in the news and sell more records. That's not rebellion."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
"The Fly" was chosen as the first single of Achtung Baby because its dance beats, distorted vocals, and hard industrial edge sounded nothing like typical U2.