"Gloria is not a name. It’s a piece of Latin. I’ve been listening to some mass type music, cathedral type music. Gloria can be a love song, but it’s more than that."
- Bono, 1981
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).