Monday May 09, 2022

VIDEO: U2's Bono gives 'freedom' concert in Kyiv metro station

VIDEO: U2's Bono gives 'freedom' concert in Kyiv metro station

Bono and The Edge sing during a performance for Ukrainian people in Kyiv. Reuters

Irish rock star Bono hailed Ukraine's fight for 'freedom' during a performance at a metro station on Sunday in the centre of Kyiv.

The U2 lead man also said his prayer "for peace".

From the platform of a Kyiv metro station, the 61-year-old rock icon sang U2 classics "Sunday Bloody Sunday," "Desire" and "With or without you.”

“Ukrainians are not only fighting for your own freedom, you are fighting for all of us who love freedom,” Bono said during a break.

The singer also opened up about past conflicts in the band's native Ireland and the problems he had with a more powerful neighbour.