"I put the now-legendary notice up. I think the wording was something like 'Drummer seeks musicians to form band'. I just thought of it as a group of people coming together to have a bit of fun, it was never anything else."
- Larry Mullen jr.
The song 'Gone' is about Bono and his family, how he feels when on the road while touring and has to leave them behind and it also represents his past life.