"We were disillusioned with the sort of, wallpaper music as John Lennon calls it and we wanted to make music that had a commitment in it. Music that didn't hide a person, music where the music came through. People like John Lennon, their life was in their music."
- Bono on U2's motivation, 1983
did you know
With a duration of 6:58, Lemon was U2's longest studio song for a long time until it got surpassed by Moment Of Surrender, which lasts for 7:24.