"A Day Without Me is a title that evoked death to me. That is what I was thinking about, at the moment it blew me away. What would it be like if I wasn’t around?"
- Bono, 1981
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.