"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 'seven towers' referred to in the song 'Running To Stand Still' are seven 18 floor tower block buildings central to the development which developed a serious heroin problem over the years in Ireland.