"It's my way of getting across a point about the abuse at Abu Ghraib prison. In the US there are talk-show hosts openly saying: 'Well, how do we get info about the next 9/11 attack? Ask nicely?'. They think torture and abuse is OK. My point is torture is wrong. You can't torture people, full stop. It's wrong."
- Bono on his blindfolded prisoner act on the Vertigo Tour, 2005
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.