"He called me once to say that he was dying. It was in my house and it was 6am and it was a little bit loose. The next time he called he said, 'I'm in trouble. I've been fucking with Dr. Death and I think I'm going to lose come June.' And he did, he died, just after that."
- Bono on Charles Bukowski, 1995
did you know
The original working title of "Exit" was "Executioner's Song" because U2 was using a lot of literature as their jumping off point for the songs in terms of just taking their work in a slightly different direction.