"Ever since we a are struggling punk band we have been recording all our jams and rehearsals, our improvisations and ideas, and if people heard all those unreleased tapes, believe me, it would confirm everything we have ever said about U2 being a dysfunctional band. We have promised ourselves that we will rig some highly sophisticated incendiary device to our tape vault, so if we all go down on the big plane it all gets burnt."
- The Edge
did you know
The versions of A Sort Of Homecoming and Bad included in the Wide Awake In America EP sound like live recordings but they were actually recorded during two soundchecks of the Unforgettable Fire tour in Europe. The audience noise was mixed in afterwards.