Sunday Bloody Sunday, album version. I used to prefer this song live vs studio. But lately I’ve come to really appreciate the album version on a sonic texture level, and find the live versions to be too fast and raw. Same with Pride.
"Everyone was delighted that I wasn't around so much because I drive them mad. I'm inpatient and I'm grabbing people's instruments. At one point I was banned from drinking coffee."
- Bono on being away regularly for political activities during the recordings of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
The song New Year's Day was U2's first top 10 hit in the UK.