"Once I took a step back and pretended I'd no knowledge of this person or the backstory I loved it. It's very self-effacing, but when you look at the stuff that he has been the centre of - not just U2, but all the other stuff - it's an amazing odyssey, and he has been incredibly forthright and honest."
- The Edge on Bono's Surrender
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.