Novelist Salman Rushdie was in hiding for fear of his life for many years. Then he showed up onstage with U2. Then he wrote a song with them. In this extract from a piece in The Sunday Times he recalls how it all came about.
Okay, we don't normally report on two shows together but we're a little stretched right now with four shows in one city in a week. Bear with us and Chicago 3 and Chicago 4 will have their own separate reports.
Twenty four shows into the North American leg of Elevation 2001 and U2 played Columbus, Ohio tonight. And, before the anticipation becomes all too much, let's cut to the chase - Edge wore his No. 3 t-shirt.