"On the road I was surrounded by people who were older than me and more experienced than I was. I was seventeen. I was a virgin. I had difficultly as any normal teenager would."
- Larry Mullen jr. on joining U2 as a young kid
The song 'Heartland' is a homage to America and in particular the Missisippi delta that was the birth of the blues that Bono was getting interested in at the time.