"The first part of the Vertigo tour was extremely difficult for all concerned because Bono was leaving the tour quite frequently to do his political lobbying. He was at times distracted. I'm deeply puzzled by how he managed this but, for the most part, he did."
- Paul McGuinness
did you know
One recording of the song One Step Closer ran for more than 15 minutes, with Bono adding many verses that were subsequently dropped.