"Everyone was delighted that I wasn't around so much because I drive them mad. I'm inpatient and I'm grabbing people's instruments. At one point I was banned from drinking coffee."
- Bono on being away regularly for political activities during the recordings of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
In the live performance of 'The Electric Co.' from 1983's Under A Blood Red Sky, Bono sang a snippet of Stephen Sondheim's 'Send In The Clowns'. U2 had failed to get permission for this 27-second snippet and later agreed to pay a $50,000 penalty as well as removing the snippet from later pressings.