"It struck us that part of the opportunism of the whole project was the lockdown, obviously. It struck me that this was a musical opportunity to see what we had left if we stripped everything away, stripping the band away, really bringing it back down to basics, which was kind of what we were all going through in the lockdown. Our lives were like that."
- The Edge on Songs of Surrender
did you know
Dutch artist Herman Brood was asked by Bono to paint the cover of the Best of 1990-2000 compilation but died (committed suicide) before he could finish it.