uses the words of his music to communicate with his audience.
According to Bono, "Music can change the world because
it can change people."
fans connect with the band because many of the songs he has
written are soulful. Bono himself connects with fans at concerts,
by dancing with fans, providing pizza for the whole audience,
or talking frankly about the problems he wants solved.
music doesn't force people to get up and save the world, but
it does make people realize these problems exist. Bono's music
helps people become aware of situations they normally would
not have considered
doesn't pretend to have the answers to the world's troubles.
Instead, they devote their energies to letting us know that
they are concerned and to creating awareness about those problems.
And not only is that refreshing, but it makes sense, because
U2 understand that it's the gesture, not the message, that counts"
(Rolling Stone Magazine, 1990).