"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
Bono was named the most influential popstar of the last 25 years in a MTV poll in 2006, ahead of Madonna and Michael Jackson.