"Lyricists in some way just screw up the message of good music. Sometimes the best thing I can do is get out of the way of the music."
- Bono, 2000
did you know
The song 'New Year's Day' is about the solidarity movement going on in Poland in the early 1980's. The government had promised changes and reforms, which would take effect on Jan. 1 of the following year, but the promises were empty.