"What a horrid question. This is my favourite today.. tomorrow..who knows"
U2 fan since approximately 83. First gig Milton Keynes Longest Day 85. Innocence and Experience is my first interaction with other U2 fans and what an amazing opportunity that has proved. Four men from the north side of Dublin and my football team are my longest ever relationships!
"It was a political statement to the entire world that he kept this garden going. He was this deeply philosophical character and to him it was an act of defiance to grow flowers in the middle of Aleppo. He actually wound up getting killed in an air raid, so it was a very sad ending, but Bono was really inspired by his defiance. When we were looking at that song, we decided that should be the focus geographically"
- Edge on Summer of Love, 2017
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.