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Listen to a clip from "Tomorrow"...


"Tomorrow" is a lesser-known U2 song, but it holds significant meaning for Bono. In the song, Bono expresses his feelings and observations as a 14-year-old boy at his mother's funeral.

a clip from "Sunday Bloody Sunday"...

Sunday Bloody Sunday

"Sunday Bloody Sunday" is often considered U2's signature song and an effective protest song. The song describes Bloody Sunday, which took place in Ireland in 1972, through the eyes of a horrified bystander.

a clip from "MLK"...


Bono wrote these lyrics to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. and to praise the cause that he fought for.

a clip from "Mothers
of the Disapeared"...

Mothers of the Disappeared

Bono wrote this song after visiting Argentina and seeing the mothers of the children who were murdered or were missing as a result of Argentinean warfare taking place in the 1970s.

a clip from "Please"...


"Please," like the song "Sunday Bloody Sunday" is about the trouble in Northern Ireland. It is essentially a plea to politicians for peace.

a clip from "Stuck
in a Moment"...

Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of

Bono wrote this song out of guilt and memory after his friend Michael Hutchinson, the lead singer of INXS committed suicide. The song was written as an argument in which Bono was trying to persuade Hutchinson out of his decision. Bono felt guilty for not having this conversation before it was too late.

a clip from
"Walk On"...

Walk On

"Walk On" was written by Bono as a dedication to the ambition of Aung San Suu Kyi, a leading figure in the pro-democracy movement in Burma.

and a clip from
"Peace on Earth"

Peace on Earth

"Peace on Earth" was written in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist bomb attack that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland on August 14, 1998. The song included the names of some of the victims, including Sean McLaughlin (aged 12), Julie Hughes (21), Gareth Conway (18), Ann McCombe (48) and Breda Devine (1 year 8 months).