"The song was really where I was at, at the time. That was one of the lower points of my spiritual faith, I would have to say. The 'wake up dead man' phrase was borrowed from a chain-gang song. I came up with first verse and chorus. Bono wrote the rest."
- The Edge on Wake Up Dead Man
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Rattle and Hum (1989) is the only concert film/ documentary/ road movie available on VHS, Laserdisc, Video CD, DVD, Sony UMD, Blu-ray and HD-DVD.