"We spent 10 minutes writing this next song, 10 minutes recording it, 10 minutes mixing it, 10 minutes playing it back and that has nothing to do with why it's called '40'."
- Bono, 1987, introducing the song '40'
did you know
At one point in in their career, less than ten paying customers were on hand for a U2 show. In the early 90's, U2 was the biggest export in all of Ireland.