"Rick Rubin has a larger looming presence on this album than his 'thank you' deserves. He asked 'Why can't more people cover U2 songs?' And it's because, with all the great sounds and arrangements, you can forget that there isn't a song there."
- Bono on Rubin's influence on Songs of Innocence
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.