Ask any U2 fan to name U2's most iconic live songs and chances are that Bad will feature heavily. I went back through time and listened to nearly every live performance of Bad to try and understand how this song became so special. Along the way I kept a list of the best performances, speeches, snippets, collaborations and much more. This article is my journey in writing. Join me for the ride.
"I had a character in mind, who was just little half-cocked, a kind of uber-Bono. My favourite scene, which was done spontaneously, was getting on the luggage rack and being taken through that black hole where the bags go. Everyone wants to go through the hole, don't they?"
- Bono on shooting the Beautiful Day videoclip on an airport runway
did you know
In 1996, The Edge and Brian Eno played on a little known album, 'Undark 3396' by the English artist Russell Mills. The Edge contributed chase guitar on several songs (which haven't been determined due to the strange nature.of the songs and the project itself).