"The first time we played in Texas, we opened for a wet T-shirt contest in some terrible little bar attached to a shopping mall in Houston. It was a great learning curve."
- Bono on starting from the bottom, touring in the early days in the US
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.