"The final piece of the puzzle was literally me walking into the studio one day and I had this backing vocal idea. I asked for a microphone, I jumped on a mic. I just started singing this little harmony over the chorus and then Daniel Lanois grabbed another mic. Basically, the two voices cascaded around the chorus line. And that sort of really sealed the deal."
- The Edge on recording Beautiful Day, 2020
did you know
U2 were supposed to play three songs at Live Aid - Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bad, and Pride, U2's big hit at the time. Ultimately, U2 just played Sunday Bloody Sunday and a very long version of Bad.