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"To some people the church is their ticket to respectability, a certain bourgeois point of view, a safety net for when they go to bed. My idea of Christianity is no safety net, a scathing attack on bourgeois values, and a risk to respectability." — Bono


U2 Concerts with Opening Act: The Pogues

The Pogues has opened at 5 U2 concerts.

The Pogues Website

Shane MacGowan, Spider Stacy, Jem Finer, James Fearnley, Andrew Ranken, Darryl Hunt, Terry Woods

Celtic punk band that formed in London in 1982. They opended for The Clash in 1984 and released their album "Red Roses For Me" in October of that same year. They used traditional Irish instruments in their music and often had politically charged lyrics.