"It's a sort of three year cycle. We spend like a year writing the songs, then a year recording them, and then a year selling them door to door." - Bono, 2009
did you know
Apart from composing both the Windows 98 and Windows XP operating system startup sounds, Brian Eno also composed the Windows 95 startup sound. Instead of recording just one sound, he ended up with 84 sounds at six seconds long each.