"We're just a conduit for all this joy and hope and despair and it's all coming out. People say 'Oh, Rock and Roll is great - just take people's minds off of it'. No. That is not our job. Our job is to take peoples' minds through it."
- Bono on post 9/11 shows, 2001
did you know
On tour in Australia in the autumn of '89 Larry had told Bono that if this is what it meant for U2 to be superstars, he didn't like it. It was one of the reasons for the musical and artistic revolution in the nineties.