"We got a lot of people who were uninterested in U2 to be mad with U2. And I would call that an improvement in the relationship."
- Bono on the iTunes release of Songs of Innocence
did you know
In the live performance of 'The Electric Co.' from 1983's Under A Blood Red Sky, Bono sang a snippet of Stephen Sondheim's 'Send In The Clowns'. U2 had failed to get permission for this 27-second snippet and later agreed to pay a $50,000 penalty as well as removing the snippet from later pressings.