"Our record deal, the numbers were so small, that we couldn't afford to move out of home. So we lived with our parents up until the War album. There was no spare cash. We paid ourselves like 25 quid a week."
- Adam, 2021
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.