"It's a way of taking the p**s out of myself. You need to take the p**s out of these rock and roll stars... they need a bit of a clip on the ear!"
- Bono, explaining MacPhisto to Australian reporters, 1993
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.