"It's a song about uncertainty. We talked a lot about uncertainty when we were making the record. Musically, uncertainty is the antidote to complacency. As far as the song was concerned, all the ad slogans were the real breakthrough for me. My favorite line is 'We're mild and green."
-The Edge on Zooropa
did you know
The song 'Numb' is about how The Edge felt when he split up with his wife. He felt like he couldn't do anything, he was useless. He felt numb.