"I was studying in college overseas in Berlin (East) in 89, hearing rumors U2 was in Hansa Studios making a new album, heard some of the Salome tracks from the a person selling bootlegs at a local flea market, such a cool moment to be in the same place as U2. Will always hold Berlin moments dear to myself."
"I’m glad we’ve got people annoyed. The only thing that could’ve gone wrong is being ignored."
- Bono on the Songs Of Innocence album release
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.