At the age of 12, Sandro Olivo heard U2's Angel of Harlem on radio station Triple M.
The lyric "An empty glass, the lady sings, eyes swollen like a bee sting" got his attention, and the more that U2 songs electrified the airwaves, the more he was hooked.
A high school friend made him a mixed cassette of Under a Blood Red Sky and Rattle and Hum songs, and so began and infatuation with the band.
This blog mainly deals with any U2 links to Australia, but is happy to step outside that boundary from time to time.
If there's anything you'd like to see here, email Sandro at U2australia@hotmail.com or contact him via facebook.com/U2australiaU2 or Twitter @U2_australia
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David Barry has many titles, but like you and me, one of his proudest is “fanatical U2 fan”.
And it’s this last title that has inspired him to launch a fundraising campaign to make a film about U2 fans around the globe.