"On the first record, the lyrics were impressionistic and adolescent. On the second record, with a lot of travel behind me and a lot of experience going through the brain, I used more images, still refusing to tell the story line, but giving more signposts."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
The song 'Scarlet' was inspired by a thought in Bono's mind: "does God need salesmen?". The band was also in a minimalist mood that day.