"Gloria is not a name. It’s a piece of Latin. I’ve been listening to some mass type music, cathedral type music. Gloria can be a love song, but it’s more than that."
- Bono, 1981
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.