"It's very much a guitar record. Vertigo, Love and Peace, City of Blinding Lights, All Because of You, all pretty up, rocky tunes. A lot of them are a kick-back to our very early days, so it's like with each year we have gathered a little bit more and this is what we are now."
- Adam Clayton on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
The song 'So Cruel' has been rumoured to be a sort of thing where it would be The Edge singing this to Aislinn, who were divorcing around the time the song was written.