"Just about the only song I truly loved from the first ever listen"
I left school in 1987, was unemployed for 6 weeks, so when the tickets came on sale for the Joshua Tree Tour, I bought my first u2 ticket for Elland Road, Leeds with my first welfare check!! I've seen u2 on every tour since.
"It's a song about uncertainty. We talked a lot about uncertainty when we were making the record. Musically, uncertainty is the antidote to complacency. As far as the song was concerned, all the ad slogans were the real breakthrough for me. My favorite line is 'We're mild and green."
-The Edge on Zooropa
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).