U2 frontman Bono has revealed that his campaigning against global poverty has caused tensions within the group. However he said his fellow Irish rockers were “hugely supportive spiritually and financially of the work I do, but they are in a rock’n’roll band and the first job of a rock’n’roll band is not to be dull”. “So we have to be very careful about just letting me go too far,” he said, adding that the band’s drummer, Larry Mullen, times his on-stage “rant” on poverty. Read more, and listen to the interview, at BBC.co.uk.
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