"We were already annoying people, it was already divisive, it was already, ‘I can’t stand them, I want to kill them’. It’s the job of art to be divisive."
- Bono on U2 critics, 2014
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.