"U2 were born in the context of a live environment. it was our relationship with our audience that gave us our belief in ourselves. It was certainly early on. When we played live something happened. When it went off, something seriously went off in our shows, even in our early club shows."
- The Edge
The name "Bono" comes from a hearing aid shop in Dublin that was named "Bona Vox" which is latin for "good voice".