"As a teenager, Bowie was our Elvis. They shared the same birthday and they both took music somewhere no one thought it could go. It was his otherworldliness that took us all away. A sense that we are not just earth bound creatures..."
- Bono, 2016, after David Bowie's death
did you know
At one point when Jay Z and Beyonce were staying at Bono's house, his daughters were worried about him "boring the arses" off them about Africa.