"Most bands fall apart because people tend to lose sight of how they can do better if they cooperate with one another, as opposed to working as a solo artist. In our case, we figured that early in life."
- Edge on staying this long together as U2, 2019
did you know
Bono made his first live solo appearance on April 30, 1989, at a fundraising event in the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, singing his own musical adaptations of two poems by William Butler Yeats.