"I wanted to make a very emotionally raw record about real life and the responsibilities that come with that life and the joy of just being alive, being awake, being able to do what you love, spending time with friends and family."
- Bono on All That You Can't Leave Behind
did you know
The song 'Scarlet' was inspired by a thought in Bono's mind: "does God need salesmen?". The band was also in a minimalist mood that day.