"I would like it to have famous songs, so that when we play them in our live show people don't go, 'What is that? Should we go to the bathroom now?'"
- Bono on his hopes for Songs of Experience
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.