"There was an awkward phase where things weren't working out and there were two ways to analyse it. Adam and Larry were convinced the song ideas were crap and Bono and I thought the fault lay with the band."
- Edge on the early days of the Achtung Baby recordings
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.