"Bono, you have been doing this 10 years and you don't know not to give the horn section Absolut Vodka? You can give it to anyone else but you can't give it to the horn section."
"But why in particular the horn section?"
"Listen, stupid, you try playing a horn when your lips won't work"
- Bono in conversation with one of the horn players at Sun Studios in Memphis while recording Angel of Harlem, after he bought vodka to lighten the session up
did you know
The cover art for No Line on the Horizon is a photograph of Lake Constance, taken by Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto; titled Boden Sea, it is one of 200 pictures in his Seascapes collection. The image was the inspiration for Bono's lyrics on the track "No Line on the Horizon".