"I wrote the words about a friend of mine, his name was Gareth Spaulding. And on his twentyfirst birthday he and his friends decided to give themselves a present of enough heroine into his veins to kill him."
- Bono on the song 'Bad'
did you know
In U2's early days when picking nicknames for each other, one of Bono's earliest was "Bon Smelly Arse".