"What I did was push the performance aspect very hard, often to the point of recklessness. I think that musical recklessness goes a long way on records. You don't hear enough of it."
- Daniel Lanois, on recording the Achtung Baby album
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said in a UK radio interview in 2006 that U2's 1987 hit Where The Streets Have No Name is his favourite song of all time.