The U2 frontman said, "I've played at being a rock 'n' roll star, but I'm really not one. David Bowie is my idea of a rock star."
Bono spent Christmas Eve the same way he has almost every year since 2009: amid the twinkle of a thousand camera flashes while busking on Dublin's Grafton Street.
U2 said rumors that Eagles of Death Metal would join them during their concert in Paris on Sunday were untrue – but they didn't say anything about the show on Monday.
The band played a 27-song set and were joined by Patti Smith for an inspiring redition of 'People Have the Power.'
Despite rumors that Eagles of Death Metal would join U2 onstage in Paris on Dec. 6, the Irish rockers have said they have a different surprise planned.
Sources say Eagles of Death Metal (including Josh Homme) will join U2 onstage during their final song at their rescheduled Paris concert this weekend.
“If you think about it, the majority of victims last night are music fans,” Bono said. “It’s very upsetting. These are our people.”
The band, who were in Paris during the horrific terrorist attacks on Friday, have called off the event as a result of the tragedy.
After releasing a pair of offbeat and avant garde albums in the mid-'90s, U2 returned to anthemic rock and mainstream adoration thanks in part to one "Beautiful Day."
U2 surprised concertgoers last night when they brought Patti Smith on stage to play her 1988 song, "People Have the Power."