"What the song did capture eloquently was the sense of doom that surrounded the death of small close-knit mining communities."
- Bono on the song 'Red Hill Mining Town'
did you know
The song 'New Year's Day' is about the solidarity movement going on in Poland in the early 1980's. The government had promised changes and reforms, which would take effect on Jan. 1 of the following year, but the promises were empty.