National Geographic : 1994 Sep
" 'M LIKE A PREACHER stealinghearts at a travelling show," thunders Bono, lead I singer of U2, the enormously successful Dublin-basedrock group as likely to champion socialjustice as celebrate erotic themes. At this hometown concertBono preachedto the converted. The stage set for the band's Zoo TV Tour was a satiricalpas tiche-a trio of Trabantautomobilesfrom the former EastGermany hung above scenes from the royal wedding of Charles and Di.It was typically sardonic Irish commentary by a group in the vanguardof Ireland'sartisticferment. The band earns applausefor supportingother artistsand investing in projects that bolster their country's economy.