"I find it really hard to write on the road. Sometimes guitar riffs and chord patterns, but really until we’re all into rehearsals together, that’s when everything’s going off, that’s when the best U2 songs come together."
- The Edge, 2001
did you know
Although instrumental, the song '4th Of July' was recorded on the 4th of July, it is about how they felt that day. The Edge was playing the guitar, completely unaware that Brian Eno (one of the producers) was recording it.