"I felt like a Kafka bureaucrat, overwhelmed by the machinery. The trick is to dominate the mechanism, be the ghost in the machine, when we do overcome the lights and the screen, the result is magnificent. I promise you tomorrow the result will be different."
- Bono on the Popmart show on Dec 2. in Mexico, the day before the videoshoot
did you know
The versions of A Sort Of Homecoming and Bad included in the Wide Awake In America EP sound like live recordings but they were actually recorded during two soundchecks of the Unforgettable Fire tour in Europe. The audience noise was mixed in afterwards.