"There were no jobs to get. It was like we were all going nowhere, so we decided to go nowhere together and form a band."
- Larry Mullen jr, 1986
did you know
The title of the song Hawkmoon 269 came from a place U2 passed by during the Conspiracy of Hope tour called Hawkmoon. The number 269 stands for the amount of mixes the song needed before it was ready, it took the band three weeks to record.