"At first sight it's beautiful, innocent, even a naive city. There's shop window prostitution and it's the European centre for the drugs market. It's like one of the songs on Boy called An Cat Dubh which describes the cat as a symbol of temptation. At first beautiful, the shape, you know, seductive. In the daylight it destroys a birdnest. Amsterdam is like that."
- Bono on Amsterdam, 1982
did you know
U2 have recorded and released several songs that explicitely or implicitly regard Iris Hewson's death and how it affected Bono. Some of these songs are Tomorrow, Lemon, Mofo and Iris.