"Probably one of the most stupid things I have ever heard of in my whole life. And you would have thought, after 15 years of doing this, that you would have figured that out. But we did it. And we did it to ourselves. And the album suffered. And the tour suffered. You know, and that's regrettable."
- Larry on booking Popmart before finishing the album, 2005
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.