"I wrote a song for my mother Iris on Songs of Innocence. In some ways, I wrote songs to get back to her. Although she went away physically, in other ways, the absence made itself known. And it was a great gift to me. Because I filled it with music."
- Bono, 2022
did you know
"One" was once voted the 5th most popular song of all time, in a poll conducted by Sony. It is also in #36 in Rolling Stone's "Top 500 Songs of All Time".