"We should have a minute's silence for those people who saw this as an atrocity. I think the company was trying to be generous and so were we."
- Bono on releasing Songs of Innocence for free via Apple
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).