"The first part of the Vertigo tour was extremely difficult for all concerned because Bono was leaving the tour quite frequently to do his political lobbying. He was at times distracted. I'm deeply puzzled by how he managed this but, for the most part, he did."
- Paul McGuinness
did you know
The title of the song Hawkmoon 269 came from a place U2 passed by during the Conspiracy of Hope tour called Hawkmoon. The number 269 stands for the amount of mixes the song needed before it was ready, it took the band three weeks to record.