"Numb is the sound of the inside of somebody's head, with a great lyric and performance by Edge. It is a relentless portrait of what he was feeling at the time and what a lot of people were feeling in the wider world about media. He was in that spot but it became a great metaphor for the media overload generation incapable of feeling anything for the pictures you see."
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U2 drew inspiration from their studio surroundings while writing "Staring At The Sun" including Howie B's ear abscess, the European Cup, and the British presence in Northern Ireland.