"I was very keen on the idea of going wide at a time like that, just seeing how big this thing could get. I had always admired Colonel Parker and Brian Epstein for realising that music could capture the imagination of the whole world."
- U2 manager Paul McGuinness, explaining his original motivation to make the Rattle and Hum movie
did you know
The 'seven towers' referred to in the song 'Running To Stand Still' are seven 18 floor tower block buildings central to the development which developed a serious heroin problem over the years in Ireland.