"We took over this little hotel, that they call a riad, and set up the gear in the courtyard. So it was open, a square of sky over our heads. You can hear the call to prayer, birds flying around. Two swallows came back regularly to shit on Larry's drums."
- Bono describes the album sessions in Fez, Morocco in the summer of 2007.
did you know
Dutch artist Herman Brood was asked by Bono to paint the cover of the Best of 1990-2000 compilation but died (committed suicide) before he could finish it.