"The reason why we put the child on the LP cover is the reason that it's not war. We're talking about War in different levels. For most the LP is not political at all, it's personal."
- Bono on War, 1983
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.