"I'm a student, and so is my friend Edge. We’re students of songwriting. We don’t mind if we're humiliated to find a great song. These song-driven people we worked with on our last albums know a lot about songs. You say, “But you're U2 — you don’t need that.” What’s interesting is that we want that."
- Bono, 2022
did you know
Most critics agree that the song 'Acrobat' has to do with Bono's views of being a rock star in the post-JT days.