"I'd love to be able to say it was symbolic, but the truth is we needed a stadium that didn't have a football team, so we could use it for three weeks. Also, Las Vegas is a good place to work - the local crews are very experienced in setting up live shows"
- Paul McGuinness on selecting Las Vegas as opening city for Popmart, 1997
did you know
Dutch artist Herman Brood was asked by Bono to paint the cover of the Best of 1990-2000 compilation but died (committed suicide) before he could finish it.