"Rock 'n' roll, if it's anything, it is the sound of liberation. Political, spiritual, sexual—it's liberation. It's the howl, the crash-bang-wallop, the sound of a soul setting itself on fire…Liberation is at the core of who I am, not just as a singer, but as a European."
- Bono, acceptance speech J. William Fulbright Prize, 2022
did you know
One of the working titles of The Joshua Tree was 'The Two Americas'.