"We have been listening to the first three Police albums – realising that these records are minimum masterpieces. It's an influence on our album Songs of Innocence. But I think it's gonna be even more of an influence on our next record Songs of Experience."
- Bono, 2016
When U2 were recording 'Electrical Storm', it was Bono's intention to write about the aftermath of 9/11, but it turned out to be a love song.