"We are a bunch of songwriting amateurs, but that's what separates us. If you want to pitch yourself against some of the greatest singer-songwriters or just songwriters, we're not songwriter-ly and if we try to be songwriter-ly, what we do is we lose that thing that makes it special."
did you know
'40' from the War album almost was never recorded. The band (minus Adam Clayton who had left the studio) had gone over their booked studio time, but convinced the studio manager to let them record '40'. The Edge plays both electric and bass guitar on the song. It was a last addition to the album, but has closed many shows over the decades.