Derek (Bono)

When did you first start singing in a band?

Joined an orginal band when I was 18 and have sung in orginal and cover bands since then.

What has been your career high to date?

Always like played abroad. Playing in Germany,Japan and Brazil was great. Meeting and playing in front of Ali (Bono’s missus) for The Chernobyl Children’s Project was cool.

What has been your most embarrassing moment as a musician?

Falling onstage,too many times to count . Cuban Heels are a killer!! but they look so good.

When was your first live U2 experience?

The Joshua Tree Tour,Croke Park,amazing,first ever gig apart from the Garda Band.

What is your current favorite U2 song & album?

Too many but All I Want,Heartland,Wire,With or Without You…/ Achtung Baby

Have you ever met U2?

Said hello to The Edge in the Savoy Cinema,he was eating popcorn and I was dressed as a Vampire.

Walked drunkenly passed Bono in his nightclube “The Kitchen”,said to meself “that bloke looks like Robin Williams”. Nanoo-nanoo Mister!!

Haven’t met the other two chancers yet.