"At times I found it upsetting, not just the fact my mate's coming in for abuse he doesn't deserve but also what it says about Ireland. That's what's upsetting, this inability to celebrate our successes. I don't understand that. Begrudgery? I don't know. It's just part and parcel of Ireland."
- The Edge on Bono bashing in Ireland, 2023
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The song New Year's Day was U2's first top 10 hit in the UK.