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- Bono chats with Zanehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rmyj1.jpg2014-02-04T09:43:00ZBono calls into the show and chats with Zane about his ongoing work on U2's new album.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7f347782-eb14-40c3-98e2-17b6e1bfe56c?clipfocus=p01rmyjpSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 14 mins
Bono chats with Zane
- U2 live at Glastonbury 2011http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9m4x.jpg2011-07-25T23:00:00ZHighlights as Bono, Larry, Adam and The Edge step onto the Pyramid Stage for one of the most anticipated headline sets in Glastonbury's 41 year history. Featuring classics such as Where The Streets Have No Name.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7f347782-eb14-40c3-98e2-17b6e1bfe56c?clipfocus=p00j286zSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 3 mins
U2 live at Glastonbury 2011
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Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes. During U2's early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members.
Outside the band, he has collaborated and recorded with numerous artists, is managing director and a managing partner of Elevation Partners, and has refurbished and owns the Clarence Hotel in Dublin with The Edge. Bono is also widely known for his activism concerning Africa, for which he co-founded DATA, EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red. He has organised and played in several benefit concerts and has met with influential politicians. Bono has been praised and criticised for his activism and involvement with U2.