It’s a privilege to serve the poor to be servants of noble Africans but I better belong in the rehearsal room or in the studio with my band. That’s where I want to be and I still wake up in the morning with melodies in my head.
You’ve got to watch the politics of AIDS. The politics of AIDS can work both for and against the victims of AIDS.
But with Christ we have access in a one-to-one relationship for as in the Old Testament it was more one of worship and awe a vertical relationship. The New Testament on the other hand we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.
Religion can be the enemy of God. It’s often what happens when God like Elvis has left the building.
To be one to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I accept the Old Testament as more of an action movie: blood car chases evacuations a lot of special effects seas dividing mass murder adultery. The children of God are running amok wayward. Maybe that’s why they’re so relatable.
Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today.
Because you know when you first become famous you start walking a little different because people are staring at you.
When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals.
Rock ‘n’ roll is ridiculous. It’s absurd. In the past U2 was trying to duck that. Now we’re wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.