"It's that the spirit of it has been completely and utterly missed. The spirit of it is unlike any record of a major group, for a long time. That spirit is the very essence of why people get into bands and make music. And it's not about being careful. And it's not about watching your ass."
- Bono on the criticism to Rattle and Hum, 1989
did you know
The album, The Unforgettable Fire, was named after a series of paintings made by survivors of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.