"When we started it was hard to get the Edge to play aggressively. He is a gentleman and he plays guitar like a gentleman."
- Bono on The Edge, February 1982
did you know
'40' from the War album almost was never recorded. The band (minus Adam Clayton who had left the studio) had gone over their booked studio time, but convinced the studio manager to let them record '40'. It has closed many show since. The Edge plays both electric and bass guitar on the song.