"I remember feeling really pleased with The Joshua Tree and thinking we'd really broken new ground and gone places I didn't think we'd be able to. I would say I was as enthused about this record, although it has a different kind of vitality and confidence to it. It is more mature and assured."
- Adam on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.