"My ambition for U2 has always been to push it to its limits - the most aggressive music ever made and, at the same time the most sensitive, different levels. I woke up a few months ago and found out I was Irish and that has made an impact and it's going to make an impact on the music. Because this is an Irish group and I'm realising that the very weapons you need are all around you."
- Bono, 1984
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.