"Rock and Roll is mutating into something else at the moment. Images are everything, and we want to be there when the sort of audiovisual-microchip-interactive music is born."
- Bono, 1997
did you know
In late 2004, "Mercy", an unreleased track taken from the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb sessions, surfaced on the Internet through a fan who had been given a copy of the album containing the extra track. The track is of less than standard audio quality, but managed to become a favorite on fan websites.