In an upcoming book, Bono In Conversation With Michka Assayas (Riverhead Books), the Irish singer reveals that if his band never broke big, he probably would have ended up selling insurance in his hometown of Dublin.
He figures that job isnt too different from what hes doing now, saying a singer in a rock band is just like a traveling salesman except hes behind his product 100 percent.
Bono also believes that if drummer Larry Mullen, Jr., hadnt started the band, he would have become a famous actor playing a highway patrolman who decides to rob a bank.
As for his other bandmates, Bono believes The Edge would have become a great brain surgeon but his patients would have needed lots of anesthesia, and bassist Adam Clayton would have become a gardener who was very expensive and wont finish on schedule.
U2 hits the road on March 28 while Bono In Conversation With Michka Assayas will be available April 21.
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