Bono Profiled in The New York Times Magazine next Sunday

Bono of the Irish rock and roll act U2 is profiled in the upcoming issue of The New York Times Magazine, though it focuses more on his off-stage world saving than his on-stage persona, which makes Colin Meloy look like a paragon of quiet humility.

In spite of Bono’s “willingness to invest his fame” which in turn “has made him the most politically effective figure in the recent history of popular culture,” Matthew at i (heart) music called Stereogum favorites The Arcade Fire sellouts for opening for college-rock progenitors U2.