"I hoped this record would change people's perception of the band. This was U2 evolving and really opening up, bringing light and shade and experimentation to the music."
- Larry on The Unforgettable Fire
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.