"I stopped going to churches and got myself into a different kind of religion. Don't laugh, that's what being in a rock 'n roll band is, not pseudo-religion either.. Show-business is Shamanism: Music is Worship; whether it's worship of women or their designer, the world or its destroyer, whether it comes from the ancient place we call soul or simply the spinal cortex, whether the prayers are on fire with a dumb rage or dove-like desire.. the smoke goes upwards.. to God or something you can replace God with.. usually yourself."
- Bono, 2000
did you know
U2 lost money on the production of the 1997 Sarajevo PopMart show as ticket prices were kept low, an average of $18, which did not cover the cost of the production. Any income generated from radio sales went to War Child.