"A few days after the album [Songs of Innocence] was finished, I thought Iris shouldn't be part of the album. Even though the song is a beautiful tune and everything, I just thought it was going a bit far and it's not very punk rock, singing about your mother."
did you know
The closing song from U2's third album War (1983) has closed almost 400 concerts. That's almost 33 per cent of shows played.