"When I saw them perform this on TV at Live-Aid, I went from a casual fan to being afflicted. Been following and supporting them ever since. Great song and performance combined."
Been going to U2 shows since 1987 - not all tours but since All You Can't Leave Behind, have made at least one show. Pattern lately has been 2-3 a tour.
what they said
"This song was written in a hotel room in New York City 'round about the time a friend of ours, Little Steven, was putting together a record of Artists Against Apartheid."
- Bono introducting the song Silver and Gold.
did you know
The song 'A Sort of Homecoming' is a quote from a Jewish poet, Paul Celan. The actual quote is: 'poetry is a sort of homecoming'.