"I realized the real influence was probably Flannery O'Connor, so I developed this character called the Shadow Man and I'm managing to step into the shoes of the Shadow Man without any self-harm. It's quite a character."
- Bono on the character he plays for Exit on the Joshua Tree tour
did you know
The song 'Peace On Earth' refers to the August 1998 Omagh city bombing which targeted shoppers and was planted by an extremist group known as the Real IRA.