Bono on his fetish for sunglasses “I have very sensitive eyes to light. If somebody takes my photograph, I will see the flash for the rest of the day. My right eye swells up. I’ve a blockage there, so that my eyes go red a lot. So it’s part vanity, it’s part privacy and part sensitivity.”
We did this story about the 5″6 Bono having a slight bit of short man’s complex so he wears lifts. Well Prince who stands at about 5″2 takes it to another level. He doesn’t wear lifts, he actually wears high heels. Check it out these photos of Prince in his man pumps…
The Koopalings were conceived in 1988 for Super Mario Bros. 3 by various game designers who were challenged to come up with new bosses. Most of the Koopalings have punk hairstyles and are named after musicians. Their names are Ludwig von Koopa, Lemmy Koopa, Roy Koopa, Iggy Koopa, Wendy O. Koopa, Morton Koopa Jr. and Larry Koopa.
U2 used this photograph taken by Hiroshi Sugimoto titled Border Sea for the cover of their 2009 album “No Line On The Horizon.” Bono stated that the photo inspired the album title and song.
Bono’s doesn’t play the guitar in concert too much but when he does he sometimes uses a green Gretsch “Irish Falcon” guitar with the phrase “The Goal Is Soul” printed on the pickguard in black text.
U2 took the photograph on the album cover for “All That You Can’t Leave Behind” with long-time photographer Anton Corbijn in the departure terminal Roissy Hall 2F of the Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris, France.
Here’s part 1 of the many bands and musicians that have been featured on The Simpsons.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, The Rolling Stones, U2, The Ramones, R.E.M. and Coldplay
This kiss between Liam Gallagher and Bono happened on March 23, 1996 at an Oasis “Be Here Now Tour” stop at Dublin’s Point Depot Theater in Ireland.
In the book U2 by U2, The Edge talks about the early stages of writing the songs that would become “The Joshua Tree” . In this passage he talks about a “dreadful” song that never saw the light of day called “Womanfish”.
U2’s Bono is reportedly about 5″6 (five foot six) and obviously has a bit of short man’s complex by his choice of shoes. Check out some shots of Bono out and about wearing his lifts and big shoes to try to gain a few inches…