"Ever since we a are struggling punk band we have been recording all our jams and rehearsals, our improvisations and ideas, and if people heard all those unreleased tapes, believe me, it would confirm everything we have ever said about U2 being a dysfunctional band. We have promised ourselves that we will rig some highly sophisticated incendiary device to our tape vault, so if we all go down on the big plane it all gets burnt."
- The Edge
did you know
The song 'A Day Without Me' was written in response to the suicide of Ian Curtis of Joy Division and reflects Bono's take on the selfishness of suicide, which is the dominant theme of the song.