"Lets face it, the American rock and roll tradition doesn’t treat the music seriously. It's a parody. A vacuous abortion of its former self."
- Bono, september 1987 (Miami Herald)
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.