"Having had my notebook stolen in Seattle a few weeks before, I had no lyrics written down. So I just tried to pull out of myself what was really going on in the songs. The things you are most deeply concerned about, lying there in your subconscious, may come out in tears, or temper, or an act of violence."
- Bono on October
did you know
On the third leg of the Elevation Tour (Philadelphia 11/2/01) Bono said the song 'Please' is about people shrinking God down to their level.