"A true masterpiece of a record. Songs of Innocence is unique because it's both an excellent album to act as an introduction to U2, but is also so rich in history and exploration that it is very rewarding to longtime fans too. "
"Playing Croke Park in 1985 was probably the high point of the Unforgettable Fire tour, because we really had done it. This wasn't a band that was doing OK, this was a band that was topping the charts and had broke America and the world, coming back to play in their home town, in the centre of their city."
- The Edge
did you know
The album Songs of Innocence used to start with 'This Is Where You Can Reach Me,' which was always supposed to be the first song. U2 then changed this to Raised by Wolves, but ultimately decided to "put the songs first", just like on Joshua Tree.