Yeah, FOTM interviews are funny to read after such a long time because we sometimes ask these very particular questions related to release deadlines or something happening in that particular moment in the U2 camp. These interviews help to put things in perspective
"I love being there, I love America, I love the feeling of the wide open spaces, I love the deserts, I love the mountain ranges, I even love the cities. So having fallen in love with America over the years that we've been there on tour, I then had to 'deal with' America and the way it was affecting me, because America's having such an effect on the world at the moment. On this record I had to deal with it on a political level for the first time, if in a subtle way."
- Bono, on the Joshua Tree's thematic inspirations
Bono is the only person, who has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, an Academy Award, a Grammy, and a Golden Globe.