"My mother's death in a rood traffic accident in November 1978 was in the end, what made my mind up with regard to the band. I am not saying I wouldn't have jumped had she lived but, after her death, there was nowhere else I wanted to be."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
According to a survey in London, England, their song, "With or Without You", is the seventh most requested song at funerals in the United Kingdom.