"Where's my public? My God, they've deserted me! This is a crisis. We'd better do something. Stir up some publicity or something. 'Bono in under-age sex orgy.' That should do it. I want my public back."
- Bono, December 1987
At one point in in their career, less than ten paying customers were on hand for a U2 show. In the early 90's, U2 was the biggest export in all of Ireland.