Me and Ross1441 are in the Hard Rock in Temple Bar and they just played a live version of Bad. Definite 100% soundboard and likely Elevation. It featured a long intro before Bono started singing and finished with Fool To Cry and 40 snippets.
"We debated it for a while and we were like okay, maybe it is too obvious or something. So we ending up changing the lyric to mother sucking rock and roll, whatever. It delivers the sentiment, but there are times that I think, was it the right call? For some people it might have been a problem, but for most rock and roll fans it wouldn't."
- The Edge on keeping the f-word out of Mofo, 2020
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.