"The thing to do would have been to have stopped, re-organize and continue with the songs at a higher level. But we didn't. And, worse than that, our manager talked us into the most heinous of crimes: booking the tour."
- Bono on Pop
did you know
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.