"The only criticism that stung is that the album should have had more of the energy of the musicians and those who inspired it... a bit more anarchy, a bit more punk. We didn't want a pastiche of the era so we put all those 70's and early eighties influence in the juicer and a blend emerged... more like an Irish whiskey than a single malt."
- Bono on Songs of Innocence
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"One" was once voted the 5th most popular song of all time, in a poll conducted by Sony. It is also in #36 in Rolling Stone's "Top 500 Songs of All Time".