"If I'm honest, there is something about the sound of the record that is a little too organized. That's what happens when you're too long in the studio. But it's called 'Songs of Innocence' for a reason. That's the challenge with this band after all these years — songwriting — not sonic fireworks or experimentation. Can we write songs that truly hold up?"
- Bono on Songs of Innocence, 2015
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.