"My mother's death in a rood traffic accident in November 1978 was in the end, what made my mind up with regard to the band. I am not saying I wouldn't have jumped had she lived but, after her death, there was nowhere else I wanted to be."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.