"Bono, you have been doing this 10 years and you don't know not to give the horn section Absolut Vodka? You can give it to anyone else but you can't give it to the horn section."
"But why in particular the horn section?"
"Listen, stupid, you try playing a horn when your lips won't work"
- Bono in conversation with one of the horn players at Sun Studios in Memphis while recording Angel of Harlem, after he bought vodka to lighten the session up
did you know
During the recording sessions of Achtung Baby, the band were working on a primitive version of Mysterious Ways called 'Sick Puppy'. During these versions, The Edge improvised a chord progression that the rest of the band worked with. From that chord progression the song 'One' was born, ultimately changing the outlook of the sessions and more importantly, keeping the band together.