"Working with B.B. King is a mixed blessing because he's the only guy I know that when he moves back from the microphone his voice gets louder. I feel like a little girl when I'm singing with him."
- Bono, 1989
At one point in in their career, less than ten paying customers were on hand for a U2 show. In the early 90's, U2 was the biggest export in all of Ireland.