"God only knows what made Edge give up a life as a cosmologist to become our musical director. God knows, but thank God he did."
- Bono introducing Edge in Vancouver, 2015
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.