"The Japanese version of the opening lines translated back into English as 'Monday morning, knitting years of gold' which is a hell of a lot better than 'Monday morning, 18 years of dawning'" - Bono
did you know
The song 'I Fall Down' is about a girl Bono knew named Julie. She's the daughter of a wealthy lawyer in New York, who ended up moving to ireland and becoming involved in the same bible group U2 were in. She later became involved with Pod, a roadie for U2 at the time, the 'John' in the song.