"We didn't do the hit because I'd gone AWOL to try and find a television moment and forgot about the song. The band were very, very upset - they nearly fired me."
- Bono on playing an extended version of Bad at Live Aid, resulting in the fact that Pride was not performed
did you know
The song 'Scarlet' was inspired by a thought in Bono's mind: "does God need salesmen?". The band was also in a minimalist mood that day.