"It's a way of taking the p**s out of myself. You need to take the p**s out of these rock and roll stars... they need a bit of a clip on the ear!"
- Bono, explaining MacPhisto to Australian reporters, 1993
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).