"Making the album was an incredible challenge, but it was a self-created challenge. We set ourselves the task of making an album that would stand alongside our best work."
- The Edge on Songs of Innocence, 2014
did you know
The title of the song Hawkmoon 269 came from a place U2 passed by during the Conspiracy of Hope tour called Hawkmoon. The number 269 stands for the amount of mixes the song needed before it was ready, it took the band three weeks to record.