"Larry is Mr What-Can-Go-Wrong - but things can, and do. And so Larry is the brakes of the band, and when the rocket is on the wrong trajectory you're very glad of that."
did you know
Part of the inspiration for the lyrics of One reportedly grew out of a note Bono had sent to the Dalai Lama declining an invitation to a festival called Oneness. The note included, in part, the line, “one – but not the same,” a line which would later appear in the song’s lyrics. That idea of “oneness,” Bono would later say, was a key concept for the song.