When the band asked him for a ‘starker, less ironic, less garish’ image, photographer Anton Corbijn booked a trip to yesteryear. Lisping ‘Get shum shun on your feishe, Lerry’, the tall and famouz snapped the foursome on familiar ground. All of U2 complained about the cold. McGuinness stressed the importance of ‘not repeating themselves’. The shoot’s photos were quickly ditched.