I got these this week (hence the scabbing around the heart.
The empty stars will form a sleeve around my whole arm but I'll have other U2 symbols in amongst it. The Joshua Tree next and I'm still thinking about what the other symbol/s should be. Maybe an = sign for NLOTH.
"I was allowed to wail and keen, as the Irish call it, on a nightly basis. Most of the problem of grief is that people bottle it up. But I could use these songs to keep myself sane. I was having conversations in these songs that maybe I couldn't have with people."
- Bono on the period when his father was dying while they were on the Elevation tour
did you know
Steve Wickham, who went on to join The Waterboys, played the electric fiddle for Sunday Bloody Sunday.