"There were two things going on, memory and loss, a portrait of a girl in a shimmering lemon dress that kept it sexy and playful and the pathos of a man separated from the things he loves. Lemon is about leaving home, versus not leaving home."
- Bono on Lemon
During a concert in Atlanta in 1985, Bono shined a spot light on his dad in the audience. His dad, Bob Hewson, responded by giving his son the middle finger.