"We debated it for a while and we were like okay, maybe it is too obvious or something. So we ending up changing the lyric to mother sucking rock and roll, whatever. It delivers the sentiment, but there are times that I think, was it the right call? For some people it might have been a problem, but for most rock and roll fans it wouldn't."
- The Edge on keeping the f-word out of Mofo, 2020
did you know
The Unforgettable Fire album title is a reference to "The Unforgettable Fire"—an art exhibit about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The band saw the exhibit in November 1983 in Japan while on the War Tour.