"I think everybody felt they needed some time at the end of the last tour. It really had been five years of being away. If we weren't in the studio, we were on the road. And as much as momentum is your friend, there’s a moment where you stop getting fed by momentum and it starts to drain you. That’s because you need those moments of inactivity just to listen to music. We’re all enjoying that right now."
- The Edge, November 2021
did you know
In 2011, Guus van Hove, the director of the Dutch music venue 013, and his girlfriend died of heat exhaustion in a remote part of the Joshua Tree National Park, allegedly searching for the site of U2's tree, which is fact is over 200 miles away from the park.