"There were times when he was doing very dangerous things that not only put him in danger, but also other people in the audience - it was a bad period. He would regularly agree never to do it again but at some frustrating point during the show he would go out there again and start climbing up the ringing."
- Paul McGuinness on Bono's stage climbing, 1987
did you know
The song 'A Day Without Me' was written in response to the suicide of Ian Curtis of Joy Division and reflects Bono's take on the selfishness of suicide, which is the dominant theme of the song.