"How can you claim to be uncomfortable with public attention and then spend your life playing in a rock band? There are some things about a drummer that I have never figured out. This is a man who would sing 'Dirty Old Town' and other Irish drinking songs a capella nightly in front of 50,000 people and then tell you he doesn't like attention."
- Bono on Larry
did you know
In late 2004, "Mercy", an unreleased track taken from the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb sessions, surfaced on the Internet through a fan who had been given a copy of the album containing the extra track. The track is of less than standard audio quality, but managed to become a favorite on fan websites.