"We approach them in two different ways. Live is far more direct, straight to the heart. In the studio we are trying to layer things. And we do that so that after years of listening to a record people still discover new things. With live you want to capture the moment, it changes every night."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.