"The final piece of the puzzle was literally me walking into the studio one day and I had this backing vocal idea. I asked for a microphone, I jumped on a mic. I just started singing this little harmony over the chorus and then Daniel Lanois grabbed another mic. Basically, the two voices cascaded around the chorus line. And that sort of really sealed the deal."
- The Edge on recording Beautiful Day, 2020
did you know
The original working title of "Exit" was "Executioner's Song" because U2 was using a lot of literature as their jumping off point for the songs in terms of just taking their work in a slightly different direction.