"It's a big deal to have your chest cut open. It was a long surgery. I tend to and I shouldn't judge things by their effect on the music, but it certainly made me more vulnerable to music. We did some of our songs of Songs of Experience for the BBC, with an orchestra. It wasn't long after surgery and I remember almost having to block out the words as I was saying them. It was too much. It was like hearing them for the first time."
- Bono on his brush with mortality, 2022
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Though the band settled on the album name Pop for the Pop album there were many proposed titles for the album including Discola, Miami, Mi@mi, Novelty Act, Super City Man, YOU2 and Godzilla, went as far as having artwork made for them.