"You see Adam Clayton, look at that! You see Edge, wow! You see Larry, and you think: truth is not so far from here. But while we wait for it to arrive, we are united on our drug of choice. Is it the holy spirit? Chemicals? Alcohol? Maybe! But tonight it's YOU! YOU!"
- Bono during Even Better on the opening night of the European E&I leg, 2018
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.