"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. "
"Bono's dive into the crowd went a bit wrong because he had so much stuff to climb over to get to the front row. We lost sight of him completely. He was gone for so long I started to think maybe he had decided to end the set early and was on his way to the dressing room."
- The Edge on Live Aid
did you know
The song 'New Year's Day' is about the solidarity movement going on in Poland in the early 1980's. The government had promised changes and reforms, which would take effect on Jan. 1 of the following year, but the promises were empty.