"Punk rock is doing whatever the hell you want, and not taking shit from anybody. I'm not going to take shit from them. I'm not going to take shit from people that wanna give it out. I mean, I might listen to it, I'd take everything into perspective of course, but we do what we do, and other people can do what they want to do. End of discussion".
Fun fact: the guy Billie Joe is hugging is Jon Ginoli, the lead singer and guitarist of Pansy Division, a gay punk rock band from San Francisco. Jon is openly gay, and he had a gay crush on Billie Joe.
“I would describe Bono’s singing as 50 percent Guinness, 10 percent cigarettes — and the rest is religion[…]That’s where his real power comes from — the pure, unadulterated Bono[…]But the voice always comes first. That’s where his conviction lies” - BJA