"It can get a bit surreal here sometimes. Sammy came down one day making a halo-shape above his head and it turned out it was the Vatican for Bono. Just what you need, the Pope interrupting the overdubs."
- The Edge in the studio for All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000
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.