"I think they're the best collection of songs we've put together, there's no weak songs on that album. But it still isn't as an album...the whole isn't greater than the sum of it's parts and that fucking annoys me." - Bono on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb in 2005
did you know
The song 'Scarlet' was inspired by a thought in Bono's mind: "does God need salesmen?". The band was also in a minimalist mood that day.