"Iggy Pop was very much an influence in terms of the way he'd make up songs in performance. This is really U2 in its most raw state. I see Charles Bukowski in my head and the kind of advice he gives, like 'Always give a false name.'"
- Bono on Dirty Day, 1993
did you know
U2 wrote the songs "I Threw A Brick Through A Window" and "Stranger In A Strange Land" in Minneapolis, Minnesota.