"A few days after the album [Songs of Innocence] was finished, I thought Iris shouldn't be part of the album. Even though the song is a beautiful tune and everything, I just thought it was going a bit far and it's not very punk rock, singing about your mother."
did you know
U2 never used the word "baby" in a song before the album Achtung Baby was released. It was used 27 times on that album.