"When I was a kid in Dublin, I watched in awe as America put a man on the moon. We thought, you know, this is mad. Nothing is impossible in America. In America, they can do anything over there."
The song 4th of July is named after the date of birth of Edge's first daughter. It was recorded by accident, Adam was playing some bass lines and Edge just jumped in, both unaware that Brian Eno was recording.