"Rick Rubin has a larger looming presence on this album than his 'thank you' deserves. He asked 'Why can't more people cover U2 songs?' And it's because, with all the great sounds and arrangements, you can forget that there isn't a song there."
- Bono on Rubin's influence on Songs of Innocence
did you know
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For started out as something completely different, a jam called "Under The Weather Girls". U2 kept the drums for the song it ended up as.