Miami
by U2

Songfacts®:

  • U2 wrote this about their experiences in Miami trying to record the album Pop. They enjoyed themselves, but got very little done. Most of the album was recorded in Dublin.
  • A disc jockey named Howie B did a lot of the production and rhythm tracks.

Comments: 1

  • Sjoerd from Groningen, NorwayBono dedicated this song to Beat poet Alan Ginsberg (best known for his beat poem "Howl") as he died in 1997.
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