"The song is based on the idea that sex is a conversation of sorts. On one level it's purely carnal but on another it's a prayer. It's an incredible thing to say to your lover or your maker: 'Your instructions, whatever the direction.'"
- Bono on Your Blue Room
did you know
One recording of the song One Step Closer ran for more than 15 minutes, with Bono adding many verses that were subsequently dropped.