"A Day Without Me is a title that evoked death to me. That is what I was thinking about, at the moment it blew me away. What would it be like if I wasn’t around?"
- 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).