"I get tired of writing in the first person. The idea of writing in the third person is a real break for me. A lot of U2 songs are in the first person, that's why they play well live. They're not story songs, we don't do story songs really."
- Bono on writing songs for The Million Dollar Hotel, 2000
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.