Opinion Letters

Saturday 17 March 2018

Achtung Baby

- The revelation that Bono believes U2 -- and himself -- are "irrelevant" raises something of an existential crisis for millions of fans worldwide.

On the basis of such insecurity one might anticipate the supergroup would cease purveying their music. And where does that leave the rest of us?

If one of the most instantly recognisable faces in the world, someone who has brought pleasure to millions and lifesaving aid to millions more through his Red organisation should feel redundant, how are the rest of us mere mortals supposed to find the motivation for getting out of bed on a dank autumn morning?

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