"The band's desire to bring the whole PopMart extravaganza to this city following the siege, not scaling things back but giving it their all, makes it a favorite - Bono's voice issues included. "You got to give it away(!)""
"Every song is a gem. It reinvented U2 and took them into their best era. I love how it is both flippant and intense, with the title, cover, and even the musical influences masking the dark interior of love gone wrong and hypocrisy exposed."
"They were sort of half-written, so that the odd line here or there really did make sense, then came whole sections that were just 'Bongolese', as we came to call it."
- The Edge on Bono's song writing on U2's early tunes
During early rehearsals for the band, Adam couldn't play the bass. The rest of the band didn't even notice at first, blaming everything but Adam for the bad sound.