"We wanted to make a very personal album... Let's try to figure out why we wanted to be in a band, the relationships around the band, our friendships, our lovers, our family. The whole album is first journeys—first journeys geographically, spiritually, sexually. And that's hard. But we went there."
- Bono on Songs Of Innocence
did you know
The guitar riff in the beginning of the song 'Is That All?' is from the song Cry, which can be heard at the beginning of many live versions of 'The Electric Co.'.