"Discothèque was supposed to be what Sledgehammer was for Peter Gabriel; i.e. earnest band with political overtones kicks off their boots for dancing shoes." - Bono
did you know
U2 lost money on the production of the 1997 Sarajevo PopMart show as ticket prices were kept low, an average of $18, which did not cover the cost of the production. Any income generated from radio sales went to War Child.