"In certain other ways his extracurricular activities have helped. He’s out of the studio more, but when he’s in he’s in—100 percent. We have his full attention now, whereas in the past he might have been with us in the studio, kicking ideas around, but in the back of his head he was elsewhere. It’s better this way. We don’t want a distracted Bono; we want U2 Bono all the way."
- Edge on Bono's political work, 2008
did you know
U2 have recorded and released several songs that explicitely or implicitly regard Iris Hewson's death and how it affected Bono. Some of these songs are Tomorrow, Lemon, Mofo and Iris.