"At nine years of age, I saved up a bit of money and I got nine pounds for my first term of drum instruction. I didn't practice much, because I was far more interested in doing my own thing. I wanted to play along with records like Bowie and the Stones."
- Larry Mullen, 1986
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).