"I get tired of writing in the first person. The idea of writing in the third person is a real break for me. A lot of U2 songs are in the first person, that's why they play well live. They're not story songs, we don't do story songs really."
- Bono on writing songs for The Million Dollar Hotel, 2000
did you know
The song 'Peace On Earth' refers to the August 1998 Omagh city bombing which targeted shoppers and was planted by an extremist group known as the Real IRA.