"Edge has just got a list of things there, one following the other. 'Don't cry, don't eat, don't drink, don't sleep.' It's kind of arcade music but at base it's a dark energy we're tapping into, like a lot of the stuff on Achtung Baby. And I use my Fat Lady voice that I used on The Fly. There's a big fat mamma in all of us."
- Bono on Numb, 1993
did you know
On the third leg of the Elevation Tour (Philadelphia 11/2/01) Bono said the song 'Please' is about people shrinking God down to their level.