Bono says he hates the name of U2 and struggles to listen to songs

U2 singer Bono says he hates the name of the band

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1/19/2022 1:00:00 PM

U2 singer Bono says he hates the name of the band

The 61-year-old, who has been a part of the band since its formation in 1976, told the Awards Chatter podcast: 'I still don't [like the name]. I really don't.

shares'Paul McGuinness, our first manager did say"look, it's a great name, it's going to look good on a T-shirt, a letter and a number".Bono also admitted that he cringes at most of their songs and can't listen to his voice in their early albums as he has only recently been able to sing well.

Not a fan! The 61-year-old, who has been a part of the band since its formation in 1976, told the Awards Chatter podcast: 'I still don't [like the name]. I really don't' (pictured in 2017)He said: 'I've been in the car when one of our songs has come on the radio and I've been the colour of, as we say in Dublin, scarlet. I'm just so embarrassed.

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I hate U2’s name, my voice and most of the songs, says BonoBono has still not found what he was looking for. The singer of U2 has revealed he hates the band’s name, his own voice and most of the songs he has sung.The Ir I think he's got a great voice. Oh Bono, if you only see/hear what we see/hear. EVERYTHING about U2 is 💯

MailOnline As do I MailOnline 😳 Me2. MailOnline Then change it Prince did mined you that was a disaster Bono catches up with us ... MailOnline Most of their songs make me cringe!!!

I hate U2’s name, my voice and most of the songs, says BonoBono has still not found what he was looking for. The singer of U2 has revealed he hates the band’s name, his own voice and most of the songs he has sung.The Ir I think he's got a great voice. Oh Bono, if you only see/hear what we see/hear. EVERYTHING about U2 is 💯

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148 shares 'Paul McGuinness, our first manager did say"look, it's a great name, it's going to look good on a T-shirt, a letter and a number". Bono also admitted that he cringes at most of their songs and can't listen to his voice in their early albums as he has only recently been able to sing well. Not a fan! The 61-year-old, who has been a part of the band since its formation in 1976, told the Awards Chatter podcast: 'I still don't [like the name]. I really don't' (pictured in 2017) He said: 'I've been in the car when one of our songs has come on the radio and I've been the colour of, as we say in Dublin, scarlet. I'm just so embarrassed. 'It's the voice. The band sound incredible, though I just find the voice very strained and kind of not macho, and my Irish macho was kind of strained by that and has been. 'I only became a singer like recently - maybe it hasn't happened yet for some people's ears and I understand that. 'Robert Palmer, he met Adam Clayton somewhere nice in the eighties and he said"God, would you ever tell your singer to just take down the keys a little bit, he'd do himself a favour and he'd do us all a favour who have to listen to him". Opinion: Bono also admitted that he cringes at most of their songs and can't listen to his voice in their early albums as he has only recently been able to sing well (pictured L-R Adam Clayton, Bono, the Edge and Larry Mullen Jr in 2019) The Irish singer said he is most proud of their song Vertigo claiming it connects with the crowd and the track he can listen to the most is Miss Sarajevo. 'Most of the other ones make me cringe a little bit,' Bono added. 'I do think U2 pushes out the boat on embarrassment quite a lot and maybe that's the place to be as an artist - you know right at the edge of your level of embarrassment.' He met his bandmates the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton at school in Dublin. U2 is one of the most successful bands in history and has sold more than 157 million albums and won 22 Grammy Awards. He said: 'I've been in the car when one of our songs has come on the radio and I've been the colour of, as we say in Dublin, scarlet. I'm just so embarrassed' (pictured with Adam in 2018) Share or comment on this article: U2 singer Bono says he hates the name of the band and struggles to listen to songs