"Right at the very end, somewhat as an afterthought, he yelled out, 'It's a beautiful day, it's a beautiful day.' And after that, we just kept chipping away till we had the song."
- Daniel Lanois, on how Bono came up with the hook for 'Beautiful Day'
did you know
"The Fly" was chosen as the first single of Achtung Baby because its dance beats, distorted vocals, and hard industrial edge sounded nothing like typical U2.