"It's a way of taking the p**s out of myself. You need to take the p**s out of these rock and roll stars... they need a bit of a clip on the ear!"
- Bono, explaining MacPhisto to Australian reporters, 1993
did you know
Bono made his first live solo appearance on April 30, 1989, at a fundraising event in the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, singing his own musical adaptations of two poems by William Butler Yeats.