"The final piece of the puzzle was literally me walking into the studio one day and I had this backing vocal idea. I asked for a microphone, I jumped on a mic. I just started singing this little harmony over the chorus and then Daniel Lanois grabbed another mic. Basically, the two voices cascaded around the chorus line. And that sort of really sealed the deal."
- The Edge on recording Beautiful Day, 2020
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.