"We used to hype ourselves to a ridiculous degree. We're building ourselves up, holding out for a record deal that gives us what we want - total artistic control, allied with the marketing power of a big company."
- Bono, September 1979
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.