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ONE TREE HILL (#1)
Referring to a spot in Auckland the song was a tribute to Bono's personal assistant Greg Carroll who was killed one night riding Bono's bike back home.


WITH OR WITHOUT YOU (#2)
The first chart single from the album. Manager Paul McGuinness didn't think it should be released but band mate Gavin Friday argued against his decision and with Bono's backing won.


RUNNING TO STAND STILL (#3)
Picking up on a theme of drug addiction, the song is firmly rooted to the band's native Dublin and the 'seven towers' refers to the tower blocks of Ballymun.


WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME (#4)
If Brian Eno had had his way this anthem would not exist. Fortunately Lillywhite finished the track and it got to #4 in September.

RED HILL MINING TOWN (#5)
Written around the time of the Miners' Strike it was slated to be a single but dropped due to the high notes. Neil Jordan directed a video which was also never released.


I STILL HAVEN'T FOUND WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR
(#6)
The band's most covered song with The Chimes, amongst others, equalling U2's chart spot of #6.


IN GOD'S COUNTRY (#7)
The location for the making of the album (Joshua Tree state park) was very influential in the soundscape of this track. It was released in North America but charted in the UK on import.


BULLET THE BLUE SKY (#8)
Never a single but a tour staple, Bono wrote the song after a trip to Central America and the political situation.


EXIT (#9)
One of the band's darker numbers inspired by American author Norman Mailer.


MOTHERS OF THE DISAPPEARED (#10)
Referring to the thousands who 'disappeared' in Argentina during the mid Seventies the song has often appeared in live sets.


TRIP THROUGH YOUR WIRES (#11)
A folksy blues number which was the sound of Dublin at that point in the Eighties.
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