"Apple made sense. It's the coolest company around and there was no money changing hands. We all agreed it was the right company to work with and we could both benefit from this relationship. Of course, there was grumbling from what you might call the militant wing of the U2 fan base. They accused us of selling out."
- Larry on teaming up with Apple for the U2 iPod
did you know
Larry Mullen Jr. is well-known for his dislike of the Passengers album. In 2002, when reflecting on the album, he mentioned while it hadn't grown on him, Miss Sarajevo (with Luciano Pavarotti) 'is a classic'. The song was played subsequently on the 2005 - 2006 Vertigo Tour, on the 360 Tour (2009 - 2011) and also on the Joshua Tree 2017 tour (even though it was tiitled "Miss Syria" then).