"We learned that one of the most important things was capturing people’s imaginations. One thing about rock & roll is that it has to constantly offer surprises and new thoughts. That song was a reassuring thing."
- The Edge on Sweetest Thing becoming a radio hit, 2020
did you know
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.