"We had no sense that it could survive, because it's so fragile on the album. But it got so much potency as a track and a piece of music. The music surprised us in the end. On the album it's so subtle. It's so sexy and Bono knocked it out of the park as a singer and a music writer with this one."
- The Edge on playing If You Wear That Velvet Dress live, 2020
did you know
During the Achtung Baby recordings Bono often howled his frustration on mistakes, after a while the band imposed a new band rule: the hyped-up Bono is permanently forbidden to drink coffee.