Bono Talks Bollocks, The Edge Benefits

Next time you're in Homebase you might want to check with your lawyers before purchasing that tub of crimson paint, as the colour is actually owned by The Edge.


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That's according to U2 frontman Bono, who has revealed that his bandmate is so f*cking great he has his own "emotional colour temperature."


In between talking a power of shite about the re-release of the Irish rockers' debut album Boy, the-man-formerly-known-as-Paul-Hewson waxed lyrical on Edge's guitar skills.


"[He avoided] all the obvious blues scales that blind every other guitar player that ever heard Led Zeppelin," he told Rolling Stone. "The Edge finds some new colours for the spectrum of rock. Colours he now owns."


Seemingly astonished by the brilliance of his own analogy, the oddly-bespectacled singer continued:


"Owning a colour, wow! Imagine owning the colour yellow, like Van Gogh. Edge owns, well I'm not exactly sure what colours they are... indigo or violet or crimson? But you sense an emotional colour temperature that is unique to him. It's his palette we're painting from."


As if that wasn't enough, he continued: "Surely [Edge] is the most influential guitarist since the great composers Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend [and] Neil Young?"


Whilst we contemplate this, we're off to copyright dusky pink and make Prince an offer for Purple.

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