"Would you like me to ram love songs down your throat, love songs that I don't believe in? People used to say that U2 have never written love songs - well what do they want instead of that? I mean, do people prefer lies? I think that's the question people should ask."
- Bono, 1984
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.