"It's a song about uncertainty. We talked a lot about uncertainty when we were making the record. Musically, uncertainty is the antidote to complacency. As far as the song was concerned, all the ad slogans were the real breakthrough for me. My favorite line is 'We're mild and green."
-The Edge on Zooropa
In August 1989, Adam was arrested for possession of marijuana while in Dublin. In lieu of a conviction, the judge allowed him to donate £25,000 to the Dublin Women's Aid Refugee Centre.