"When it comes to the new album, it's less humorous than we intended. I was surprised, having listened to the record a few weeks after we had mastered it, to realize it's one of our most intense and spiritual records. It wasn't really a plan. Our major intention was to have a tossed-off, carefree feeling about it. We did have songs that had that personality, but in the end they just didn't shine."
- The Edge on Pop, 1997
did you know
The 'seven towers' referred to in the song 'Running To Stand Still' are seven 18 floor tower block buildings central to the development which developed a serious heroin problem over the years in Ireland.