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Bono talks to RS

November 8, 2005

Bono

What a fantastic, candid interview.  Bono talking with Rolling Stone.  A must read.

Thanks to the Existential Punk, Adele, for the hook up.  Met her at the Portland Pizza Gathering for the Jones family.

Couple of gems from the interview:

"The blues are like the Psalms of David. Here was this character, living in a cave, whose outbursts were as much criticism as praise. There’s David singing, "Oh, God — where are you when I need you?/You call yourself God?" And you go, this is the blues."

"Even though I’m a believer, I still find it really hard to be around other believers: They make me nervous, they make me twitch. I sorta watch my back. Except when I’m with the black church. I feel relaxed, feel at home; my kids — I can take them there; there’s singing, there’s music."

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  1. November 9, 2005 10:13 am

    I remember an interview with a guy from a band that was touring with U2 (I wanna say Kings of Leon, but I could be wrong), who said that every time he finished a conversation with Bono, he had to go to the internet to figure out what Bono was talking about…

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