"As a lyricist it is sometimes difficult for me. Sometimes the words just come straight from the music but sometimes they don't and I've got to try and listen in to the music, to what it's saying and then try to put words on it."
- Bono, 1990
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.