"The song was really where I was at, at the time. That was one of the lower points of my spiritual faith, I would have to say. The 'wake up dead man' phrase was borrowed from a chain-gang song. I came up with first verse and chorus. Bono wrote the rest."
- The Edge on Wake Up Dead Man
did you know
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and also nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Original Song,