"I was exploring rock'n' roll guitar in the 21st century. Were there any new riffs to be discovered? 'Vertigo' is kind of an eternal riff. It's like it has always been there. Once I stumbled across it, that was a clue to where the album was going."
- Edge on recording the How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb album
did you know
"Moment of Surrender", recorded in a single take, is the track that producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois said best represents the band's original album concept of creating "future hymns".