"It's my opinion [that] beyond musical ability there's something that makes a band special, and that's spirit."
- Bono, 2009
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.