"I remember when I first saw it, that I had this very odd feeling because the structure was so big and it filled the stadium in an odd way. The stadium became intimate because looking at this large object everything else was smaller."
- Adam on The Claw, U2's 360 tour stage
The song 'New Year's Day' is about the solidarity movement going on in Poland in the early 1980's. The government had promised changes and reforms, which would take effect on Jan. 1 of the following year, but the promises were empty.