"This full departure from the chorus, when you have this "peace" in the stanza and suddenly this departure. A very positive song, with a positive message. It works for me like Shinny Happy People from R.E.M. A very optimistic song for me."
what they said
"What the song did capture eloquently was the sense of doom that surrounded the death of small close-knit mining communities."
- Bono on the song 'Red Hill Mining Town'
did you know
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said in a UK radio interview in 2006 that U2's 1987 hit Where The Streets Have No Name is his favourite song of all time.