Stephen Catanzarite takes a closer look at what many consider to be U2's most fully formed album through the prisms of politics, spirituality, and culture, illuminating its previously unexplored depths. It features interviews with Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite, Flood and more."Thirty-Three and a Third" is a series of short books about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the past 40 years. By turns obsessive, passionate, creative, and informed, the books in this series demonstrate many different ways of writing about music.
Stephen Catanzarite is the managing director of the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Centre, near Pittsburgh. He has created a course tracing the history and development of American popular music from Tin Pan Alley to the present - which will be delivered, online, to thousands of high school students across the U.S.