"Bono and I had been playing around with the song since the Pop tour but there was something that wasn't quite right. When we played it together as a band it was a bit cloying, so it didn't end up going on All That You Can't Leave Behind. We revisited for How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb."
- The Edge on Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.