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U2: Prophet Incentive

Robin Eggar, Observer, The, 5 April 1987

In Dublin they joke that Bono, lead singer of the rock band U2, has God's phone number. Not for U2 groupies, drugs or a limo lifestyle: their songs are full of religious and political images. The band stay faithful to Dublin too, despite a worldwide following in the millions

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