"There have been periods when Adam and I didn't particularly get along, over the years. Yet when I left Aislinn I moved into Adam's. I suppose that the other three are the closest friends I have."
- The Edge, 1990
The song 'A Day Without Me' was written in response to the suicide of Ian Curtis of Joy Division and reflects Bono's take on the selfishness of suicide, which is the dominant theme of the song.