"Larry convinced me into the melody of the verse, to run against the grain of the chorus. When a song as uplifting as that allows you to be tougher in the lyric and the verse."
- Bono on Stuck In A Moment, 2000
did you know
The song 'A Day Without Me' was written in response to the suicide of Ian Curtis of Joy Division and reflects Bono's take on the selfishness of suicide, which is the dominant theme of the song.