has said that the "wrong shoes
" were the reason why his band's headline set at this summer's Glastonbury Festival
was a disappointment.
Apparently his footwear and the "ice rink
" like stage, which was caused by the rain, were not a good match. Talking to Q
magazine, the singer explained that there were a number of factors which lead the show being less than impressive in his eyes. He said:
"There were a couple of things... There was a DJ under the stage, playing music in between sets, and he bumped into our keyboard computer. So we lost all the keyboards... I walked out and realised that the stage was like an ice rink and I was wearing the wrong shoes. I couldn't move I was stuck on the spot. We were a bit freaked out.
In another recent interview, Bono raised questions about the U2's future, admitting that the Irish four piece, who reissued their 1991 album "Achtung Baby
" on October 31, have become irritated by him questioning the relevance of the rock veterans in the current musical climate.
He told Rolling Stone
: "I'm not so sure the future hasn't dried up. The band are like, 'Will you shut up about being irrelevant?' We'd be very pleased to end on [2009 studio album] 'No Line On The Horizon' [but] I doubt that.
Guitarist The Edge
said the band, who recently completed their "360
" world tour, may return next year but "it's equally possible that they won't
Thanks for the report to NME.com