"The sound of 'Zooropa' as a whole is so out there and experimental, and every song is uniquely awesome ('Lemon's' imagery, 'Daddy's Gonna Pay's' intro, 'Zooropa's' powerful transition in the middle)."
"'Zooropa' is incredible. The transition into 'and I have no compass' is powerful every time I hear it, and the last line 'She's gonna dream up the world she wants to live in, she gonna dream out loud' has always stood out to me."
"Poland was probably the highlight of the tour. During New Year's Day I turned to find some water and when I looked back, the entire stadium, 80,000 people, had disappeared under a red and white Solidarity flag. I could hardly speak let alone sing. It was a really emotional moment for anyone who was there. They felt we had stood by them in that moment when they went on strike for democracy and wanted to show us they remembered."
- Bono on the Vertigo tour
did you know
One recording of the song One Step Closer ran for more than 15 minutes, with Bono adding many verses that were subsequently dropped.