"We started out as non-musicians. We learned the play after the group was formed. I mean, we started to write our own material because we couldn't play other people's. Adam couldn't slap in time when he joined, Edge could play sort of bad acoustic. Larry had his military drumming, and I started singing 'cause I couldn't play guitar."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
The song 'So Cruel' has been rumoured to be a sort of thing where it would be The Edge singing this to Aislinn, who were divorcing around the time the song was written.