"I'm not sure that we'll ever be number 1 on the pop charts [again], but we need songs that go outside of our audience."
- Bono, 2011
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.