"The song was really where I was at, at the time. That was one of the lower points of my spiritual faith, I would have to say. The 'wake up dead man' phrase was borrowed from a chain-gang song. I came up with first verse and chorus. Bono wrote the rest."
- The Edge on Wake Up Dead Man
did you know
The guitar riff in the beginning of the song 'Is That All?' is from the song Cry, which can be heard at the beginning of many live versions of 'The Electric Co.'.