"There are a couple of songs from the point of view of an active soldier in Afghanistan,and one of them, White As Snow, lasts the length of time it takes him to die."
- Bono, 2008, on No Line On The Horizon
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.