"One of my kids, he's 13, and now I'm getting those phone calls: trouble here, homewhere there, disappearing over there - and that's a bit of a challenge, as I now move forward to finishing a record and going on the road. It is a concern."
- Larry Mullen Jr, 2009
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.