Can you see the real Bono? - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Your Blue Room > PLEBA > PLEBA Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-14-2001, 03:26 PM   #1
The Fly
 
TrailerTrashTracie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Mr. MacPhisto's dipsy dumper
Posts: 113
Local Time: 11:23 PM
Can you see the real Bono?

Bono has taken on so many stage personas, and Edge calls him a 'great bunch of guys.' Even as a teenager he wasn't sure who he was. We know of course he's Bono the rock star and world crusader, but what do you think he's REALLY like as a person? Which one of his characters is most like him? Do you think the soft, cuddly Elevation Bono is a representation of his real self, or is he more like the Fly or MacPhisto? How much is character and how much is Paul Hewson? What would it be like to actually live with him every day like Ali does? Discuss!

------------------
"feel like trash, you make me feel clean"
__________________

TrailerTrashTracie is offline  
Old 12-14-2001, 05:19 PM   #2
Refugee
 
On The Edge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: where I may rock, swivel, and roll. (Daddy Pants Parties on weekends.)
Posts: 1,240
Local Time: 08:23 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by TrailerTrashTracie:
Discuss!
That's hard! He seems like he's trying too hard to be a rock star sometimes. That's all I can say.

------------------
"The idea is to eroticize the male body instead of the female." - Bono

"Well, again, within that spirit of not-seriousness.....
To all intents and purposes, the mystery and power of the penis is, what will it become?" - Adam
__________________

On The Edge is offline  
Old 12-14-2001, 05:41 PM   #3
Mr. MacPhisto's Loo Cleaner
 
WildHonee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: THE SOUL
Posts: 6,870
Local Time: 11:23 PM
All I know is there's a quote from Bono saying that sometimes his kids tell him to turn off his Bononess sometimes....

------------------
~*Mona*~ 97% compatible with Bono
Love me, give me soul.

A little less circuitry,
a little more poetry.


"For the good of the nation, you must defile Bono!" ~Echo~

The Latin Americans have the sexy end[of Catholicism]~BonoBaby~

7:00pm Bono plays Tetris on Powerbook instead of writing lyrics.
WildHonee is offline  
Old 12-14-2001, 05:54 PM   #4
Blue Crack Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 17,927
Local Time: 11:23 PM
I'm sorry TTT I can't answer this. You see, as I mentioned on that other thread, I don't know the guys personally so I don't know what kind of person they are on the inside, nor am I qualified to comment on what they really think. I don't know. I wish I did.

________________________________

"What is happening in his head,
oooooooh I wish I knew,
I wish I knew! "

From The Who's "TOMMY"
U2Kitten is offline  
Old 12-14-2001, 06:34 PM   #5
New Yorker
 
elizabeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: PANTSburgh, PA
Posts: 3,046
Local Time: 11:23 PM
Heh- this was a question i was going to put in the "question for the band" thread. How do they (do they?) keep a difference between their stage personas and their private selves? It's hard enough for people who are not STALKED by admiring sex-crazed fans. I mean, how many of us ever really share our true selves with co-workers, certain family members, less-than-close friends? it must be even tougher for them.
elizabeth is offline  
Old 12-15-2001, 06:27 AM   #6
War Child
 
Veranda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: my own dream landscape
Posts: 594
Local Time: 11:23 PM
That's as hard as week old bread!

------------------
U2- The Unforgettable Fire still burns!
Veranda is offline  
Old 12-15-2001, 08:30 AM   #7
New Yorker
 
elizabeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: PANTSburgh, PA
Posts: 3,046
Local Time: 11:23 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by Veranda:
That's as hard as week old bread!

umm...are you sure you are in the right thread? this is the "real bono" one, not "elevation elongation."

elizabeth is offline  
Old 12-15-2001, 01:44 PM   #8
Mr. MacPhisto's Loo Cleaner
 
WildHonee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: THE SOUL
Posts: 6,870
Local Time: 11:23 PM
lol!!!!!

------------------
~*Mona*~ 97% compatible with Bono
Love me, give me soul.

A little less circuitry,
a little more poetry.


"For the good of the nation, you must defile Bono!" ~Echo~

The Latin Americans have the sexy end[of Catholicism]~BonoBaby~

7:00pm Bono plays Tetris on Powerbook instead of writing lyrics.
WildHonee is offline  
Old 12-16-2001, 04:02 AM   #9
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
Discoteque's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Hotter 'n' hell Texas: Dallas
Posts: 3,568
Local Time: 11:23 PM
*snicker* Y'all said HARD.

*scanalizes self* (kinda like it without the "d")

Of the 4 of them, Bono is probably the most Bono-y off the stage as well...it's like he's cultivated this "Bono of U2" persona and has a hard time turning it off.

Bill Flanagan described Bono as being funnier, wittier, smarter and more self-effacing than most people think he is. I would just love to see someone video "a week in the life of Bono" to see how he is doing everyday things with friends and family.

Hey, if they can do that for Mick, they can certainly do it for Bono as well!! (and he's probably lots more interesting than Mick!)

Discoteque is offline  
Old 12-16-2001, 05:39 AM   #10
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
zooropamanda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Smile, you're reading my post
Posts: 6,515
Local Time: 02:23 PM
u girls
nah
whats the point

bono
bono bono
\bono
zooropamanda is offline  
Old 12-16-2001, 03:22 PM   #11
War Child
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: the Darkness on the Edge of Town
Posts: 779
Local Time: 04:23 AM
I think his stage personality is far from reality. If you read U2 at the End Of The World ya get a good idea of it, the writer spends 2 years with the band over ZOOtv.

He's genuinely nice, book writes about him and Edge always signing autographs because he can't bear to just drive past people waiting for him, whereas Larry and Adam rarely put in appearances (I think they're getting better though)

But I don't think he's as 'nice' as people think, just a normal guy who likes his privacy and respects his fans. Like someone said, much more intelligent and aware than people think. He's much more sarcastic and witty when he's not doing work for U2, which you don't usually see when he's round the fans.
Bonoforever is offline  
Old 12-16-2001, 04:24 PM   #12
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
madonna's child's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: NYC
Posts: 5,567
Local Time: 12:23 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by On The Edge:
That's hard!
...nevermind... that's too easy...




------------------
Does love light up your Christmas tree?

Happy Holidays!

"And I wear gray underwear." -Bono

Love,
Emily


Visit my webpage for U2 wallpapers:
www.geocities.com/springtime5348/index.html

...if God will send his angels...
madonna's child is offline  
Old 12-16-2001, 05:34 PM   #13
War Child
 
kariatari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Iowa
Posts: 935
Local Time: 11:23 PM
*blushing* you guys are terrible!!
__________________

kariatari is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com
×