"I was allowed to wail and keen, as the Irish call it, on a nightly basis. Most of the problem of grief is that people bottle it up. But I could use these songs to keep myself sane. I was having conversations in these songs that maybe I couldn't have with people."
- Bono on the period when his father was dying while they were on the Elevation tour
did you know
U2 were first called Feedback when they started out in 1976, in 1977 they changed their name to The Hype and in 1978 they became U2.