Bigger Than Bono...
In the summer of 2011, I experienced U2 live for the first time. After that, I wrote an article about Bono, U2, and my worship team.
Two words: U2. (actually, not really two words…more like two letters..well one letter and a number. Anyway...) Last Sunday a friend and I ventured up to East Lansing, Michican to watch U2 perform under a giant green spaceship--see the picture above. (I could keep trying to explain, but you really
had to be there.)
As I was watching, I was struck by a few things. Bono really is a bigger-than-life rock star. The Edge is a guitar legend. But even with those two elements, they couldn’t achieve their sound without the killer low-end being laid down by the bassist, Adam Clayton, and the driving-force drum work of Larry Mullen, Jr. On their own, all four would likely have decent levels of success (that’s an understatement for Bono). But together, they’ve created something greater than the sum of
the four parts. When they take to the stage, they come as U2, not Bono, The Edge, Larry and Adam... [read more or download and share]