"What the song did capture eloquently was the sense of doom that surrounded the death of small close-knit mining communities."
- Bono on the song 'Red Hill Mining Town'
did you know
On tour in Australia in the autumn of '89 Larry had told Bono that if this is what it meant for U2 to be superstars, he didn't like it. It was one of the reasons for the musical and artistic revolution in the nineties.