Though they did dress the part, wearing uncharacteristically bohemian clothes.
“I really used to think that my head was harder than any surface it came in contact with, and I don’t anymore. I didn’t come off a Harley-Davidson,” Bono says of his accident. “I came off a push bike and smashed myself to bits. There is no glory here.”
Musicians and humanitarians Bono, Annie Lennox, Sting, Shakira and many more have banded together to put out a call to action.
Bono explained a lot in a message to fans that he posted to U2’s website, including that his guitar playing days may be over. But “the band have reminded me that neither they nor Western civilization are depending on this.”
Montreal, Chicago, Boston and New York each get a new pair of shows.
The rocker called in to KROQ to discuss U2’s future plans and what Bono’s accident means for them.
Tickets for the tour go on sale Monday, Dec. 8.
Kanye West and Carrie Underwood also performed—though not with U2.
Today is World Aids Day.
Just watch the video, and a day’s worth of medicine will be donated to someone who couldn’t otherwise afford it.