"Bono and The Edge are like conductors. They listen to the auditions and assemble the songs by taking the melody from a demo, the chords from another, the strings from a third audition. With them a song is never finished."
- Ryan Tedder on working with U2
did you know
"Moment of Surrender", recorded in a single take, is the track that producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois said best represents the band's original album concept of creating "future hymns".