"The last 24 hours were just extraordinairy. It was like Chinese calligraphy, where the monks take ages to mix the ink and then - bam! - it all happens in seconds."
- Bono on the making of the No Line On The Horizon album, 2009
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.