"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
The name "Bono" comes from a hearing aid shop in Dublin that was named "Bona Vox" which is latin for "good voice".