"Everyone was delighted that I wasn't around so much because I drive them mad. I'm inpatient and I'm grabbing people's instruments. At one point I was banned from drinking coffee."
- Bono on being away regularly for political activities during the recordings of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.