"We were disillusioned with the sort of, wallpaper music as John Lennon calls it and we wanted to make music that had a commitment in it. Music that didn't hide a person, music where the music came through. People like John Lennon, their life was in their music."
- Bono on U2's motivation, 1983
did you know
Bono's The Fly character wore a suit just like Elvis Presley wore in his 1968 TV comeback special. Like Elvis, Bono dyed his brown hair black.