"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
U2 was their own opening act a few times under the name of "The Dalton Brothers", they were dressed like a country band an played songs like "Lucille" and "Lost Highway".