"I wrote the words about a friend of mine, his name was Gareth Spaulding. And on his twentyfirst birthday he and his friends decided to give themselves a present of enough heroine into his veins to kill him."
- Bono on the song 'Bad'
Volcano was a last minute addition to the Songs Of Innocence album. It was only added to the album after it was already sent to Apple for the surprise release.