"I don't think any of us understood what was going on back then. We'd all grown up on the mythology of rock 'n' roll and as a young man you feel invincible. I got to the point where my alcoholism, which it was primarily, was taking me away from the one thing that had given me a good life, the one opportunity I had in life was music."
- Adam, 2020, reflecting back on overcoming his demons
did you know
Bono is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish, and also knows some Gaelic.