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U2 and Ash: I was there, helping to make history. (I just wish I hadn't been scratching my chin)

Sean O'Hagan, Observer, The, 24 May 1998

THE PHONE rings at 10.30 on a Monday night. It is Bono. "We're going to Belfast tomorrow night," he says, "and we're trying to come up with a song for the occasion. Any ideas"

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