"We always make records in a quite unorthodox way. We start with one idea, it goes through many different forms and we end up with something completely different. Some of the songs we finished recording them the morning we were due to come to New York to master the record. "
- Larry on Pop, 1997
did you know
The Unforgettable Fire album title is a reference to "The Unforgettable Fire"—an art exhibit about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The band saw the exhibit in November 1983 in Japan while on the War Tour.