"It's a story about a man who's been up all night drinking, and when he gets home, he can't put the key in the door."
- Adam Clayton introducing Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World in Detroit, 1992
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.