"We always survived on finding some idea to pursue that felt like a discovery. And the music that really was getting us excited was the music that came out of the UK that has taken the advantage of sampling as a creative tool. And club music as a discipline."
- The Edge on U2's inspirations on Pop, 2020
did you know
The album Songs of Innocence used to start with 'This Is Where You Can Reach Me,' which was always supposed to be the first song. U2 then changed this to Raised by Wolves, but ultimately decided to "put the songs first", just like on Joshua Tree.