Honoring those gone. Bono and his U2 bandmates placed bouquets of flowers during a candlelight commemorative on Saturday, Nov. 14, honoring a victims of a Paris apprehension attacks.
“This is a initial approach strike on song that we’ve had in this supposed ‘War on Terror’ or whatever it’s called,” a singer, 55, pronounced in an talk with Irish radio hire RTe2fm on Saturday as he referenced a conflict on a Bataclan unison gymnasium where some-more than 100 people were killed during a uncover by U.S. rope Eagles of Death Metal. “If we consider about it, a infancy of victims final night are song fans. Our initial thoughts during this indicate are with a Eagles of Death Metal fans. These are a people. This could be me during a show. You during a show, in that venue. It’s a really tangible conditions for we and for me and a impersonal aspect of this massacre is deeply unfortunate and that’s what we can’t get out of my head.”
In a video common on YouTube, a munificent thespian and his associate bandmates are seen fixation bouquets of flowers during a temporary candlelight commemorative outward a Bataclan during dusk, looking somber.
Bono also removed entrance to New York City a month after a Sept. 11 militant attacks.
“We played Madison Square Garden and it was only unbelievable,” he said. “The feeling was, ‘This is who we are, we can’t change us, you’re not going to spin us into haters.’ we wish that’s a feeling [this time].”
On Friday, Nov. 13 — after a 6 attacks opposite Paris that have so distant claimed a lives of during slightest 150 people — a rope announced they’d be canceling their Paris unison scheduled for Saturday during a Bercy Arena.
“We watched in dishonesty and startle during a maturation events in Paris and a hearts go out to all of a victims and their families opposite a city tonight,” a Grammy-winning stone organisation wrote in a matter on their website. “We wish and urge that all of a fans in Paris are safe.”
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