Bono said music “has gotten very girly.”
Bono revealed on Wednesday he had a near-death experience during the making of his new album “Songs of Experience” and thinks that music is released today “is very girly.”
The U2 singer opened up to Rolling Stone for the January 2018 issue about his “extinction event” and how it had a deep influence on his life and the new album.
“People have this extinction events in their lives; it can be psychological or physical. And, yes, it was physically for me, but I think I’ve been spared, I already have that soap-opera,” Bono told Rolling Stone. “Especially with this kind of celebrity obsession with the details of the life of the people – I have that. I want to speak about the issue in a way that lets people fill in the blanks of what they have been through, you know?
Bono also revealed he had a near-death experience.
“Mortality Was going to be a topic [the new album] yet, simply because it is a subject not often covered. And you can’t write ‘Songs of Experience’, without writing about that,” the 57-year-old singer said.
Bono declined to detail what he went recently health-wise say: “You know, people have so much worse to deal with, so that’s another reason not to talk about it. You humiliate all of the people that you know, never by that, or could the healthcare!”
The artist had a cancer scare in 2000, and a head-cycle-accident-in 2014.
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Bono also said that he considers music “has gotten very girly” and not so much of an outlet for boys to express their anger as it was while he was growing up.
“I think the music has a very girly,” Bono said. “And there are a number of good things about it, but hip-hop is the only place for young male rage at the moment – and that’s not good.”
He added, “When I was 16, I had a lot of anger in me. You need to find a place for guitars, whether it is with a drum machine – I don’t care. When something is preserved, it is f—power-up source”
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