"A 14-year old Czech girl sitting by the radio and listening to a show broadcast by the BBC to her country which re-gained freedom only six weeks earlier. She doesn't know the band but loves the music! That girl is me and I still have the bootleg I made that night."
"Edge made me listen to [our old material] for The Best Of, and I was bracing myself, cause I think I sound like a very opinionated girl. Just screaming my head off. But then I actually listened to it and I thought, 'My God, there's pure joy here.'"
- Bono, 2000
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.