Drinking in a field in the early eighties, a friend of mine started playing a dodgy cassette version of Under a Blood Red Sky. As I lay back trying to countstars with a spinning head, the riffs of a young yet unblunted Edge hit me for the very first time. Electric Co, I Will Follow, NYD, SBS.
Well on that night, those stars tickled my aural nerves with such an addictive sensation that I knew I'd found a drug for life. Shortly after I think Icaught some of the vids of those songs, (good aul MTV and MT USA) and put faces to the sounds. give or take two years later, I was jumping around Croke