"We debated it for a while and we were like okay, maybe it is too obvious or something. So we ending up changing the lyric to mother sucking rock and roll, whatever. It delivers the sentiment, but there are times that I think, was it the right call? For some people it might have been a problem, but for most rock and roll fans it wouldn't."
- The Edge on keeping the f-word out of Mofo, 2020
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On tour in Australia in the autumn of '89 Larry had told Bono that if this is what it meant for U2 to be superstars, he didn't like it. It was one of the reasons for the musical and artistic revolution in the nineties.