"Joy is a very hard thing to conjure and happiness won't do. We just couldn't get the fun onto the album. The songs weren't good enough. The themes were there. Some of the melodies were there. But it couldn't seem to get airborne."
- Bono on Pop
did you know
According to the promotional material for the song 'Beautiful Day', it's supposed to be about a guy who has lost everything and couldn't be happier.