Bono And U2: Can Rock 'N' Roll Save The World?

Pop stars with causes are easy targets. U2 doesn't care. Just ask Bono about debt relief

This tour has been a bit of a love fest," says U2 frontman Bono, sounding genuinely humbled and slightly surprised that a tour by one of the most celebrated bands in the world in support of one of its most acclaimed albums in years would generate any sort of affection at all. "I've nearly wept reading some of the reviews of the shows, they've been so effusive." He pauses and smiles. "It's just great being in this band at this minute."

There have certainly been other great moments to be in U2 over the course of the past two decades. The...

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