"We went to a karaoke bar the night we finished it. Edge wouldn't let me seize the microphone from a lad who was doing Vertigo"
- Bono on Songs of Innocence
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).