"We debated it for a while and we were like okay, maybe it is too obvious or something. So we ending up changing the lyric to mother sucking rock and roll, whatever. It delivers the sentiment, but there are times that I think, was it the right call? For some people it might have been a problem, but for most rock and roll fans it wouldn't."
- The Edge on keeping the f-word out of Mofo, 2020
did you know
The song 4th of July is named after the date of birth of Edge's first daughter. It was recorded by accident, Adam was playing some bass lines and Edge just jumped in, both unaware that Brian Eno was recording.