"Our songs now belong to our fans. For us it’s a great thrill — to get on stage and perform those songs and see the reaction of the crowd. But we ourselves are kind of fans and somewhat bemused at times by where these songs came from. Where they come from is so mysterious to us."
- Bono on performing live, 2019
did you know
In late 2004, "Mercy", an unreleased track taken from the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb sessions, surfaced on the Internet through a fan who had been given a copy of the album containing the extra track. The track is of less than standard audio quality, but managed to become a favorite on fan websites.