"For a growing number of rock-and-roll fans, U2 have become the band that matters most, maybe even the only band that matters."
- Rolling Stone magazine, 1985
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.