"Lots of us have a brush with mortality, it was an arresting experience. I won’t dwell in it or on it. I don’t want to name it. But these songs have that impetus behind them and it would feel dishonest not to admit the turbulence I was feeling at the time of writing."
- Bono, 2017 on his brush with mortality in 2016
did you know
The most played city during all the U2 live performances is Dublin, Ireland. They played there almost 100 times. The most played location is Madison Square Garden in New York with 17 shows.