"We should have a minute's silence for those people who saw this as an atrocity. I think the company was trying to be generous and so were we."
- Bono on releasing Songs of Innocence for free via Apple
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.