"I remember feeling really pleased with The Joshua Tree and thinking we'd really broken new ground and gone places I didn't think we'd be able to. I would say I was as enthused about this record, although it has a different kind of vitality and confidence to it. It is more mature and assured."
- Adam on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
The lyric "3:33 when the numbers fell off the clock face" from Unknown Caller is a reference to the Bible verse Jeremiah 33:3. Bono refers to it as "God's phone number".