"I just got embarrassed. I do think U2 pushes out the boat on embarrassment quite a lot. Maybe that is where to be as an artist, write at the edge of your level of pain and level of embarrassment. The lyrics as well, I feel that on Boy and other albums it was sketched as very unique and original material but I don't think I filled in the details. I look back and be oh god."
- Bono on hearing his own voice and early lyrics, 2022
did you know
Bono sung in the 1985 Band Aid, but wasn't allowed to send his voice over through tape to be allowed in the 2005 Band aid 20. He had to fly over and perform for his position.