"Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience became the model for what we were doing... you get to go back and rediscover that innocence of being in a band, those joyous melodies and write about the things that formed you."
- Bono, 2014
did you know
During early rehearsals for the band, Adam couldn't play the bass. The rest of the band didn't even notice at first, blaming everything but Adam for the bad sound.