"In the middle of the night I was woken up by the bus driver screaming. Adam was standing there naked off his trolley, trying to get out of the bus at 70 mph. He just wanted to take a piss, not realizing where he was."
- Bono on a bus drive in the US in 1983
The song 4th of July is named after the date of birth of Edge's first daughter. It was recorded by accident, Adam was playing some bass lines and Edge just jumped in, both unaware that Brian Eno was recording.