"It's an album that's been taken to heart by a very particular audience and it hasn't popped the pop consciousness so in that sense it didn't achieve what we wanted. Yet it's a great piece of work."
- Bono two years after the No Line On The Horizon release
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.