"As a teenager, Bowie was our Elvis. They shared the same birthday and they both took music somewhere no one thought it could go. It was his otherworldliness that took us all away. A sense that we are not just earth bound creatures..."
- Bono, 2016, after David Bowie's death
did you know
When U2 were recording The Joshua Tree Bono didn't make it to Ali's birthday, so Bono wrote the song The Sweetest Thing for her.