One more reason to love U2

June 30, 2009 | Uncategorized

I’m already a big fan of U2, but here’s one more reason to like the group, at least as far as I’m concerned. Bono says that U2’s recent song Magnificent was inspired by the Blessed Mother.

“Magnificent was inspired by the Magnificat, a passage from the Gospel of Luke in the voice of the Virgin Mary that was previously set to music by Bach,” says Bono. “There’s this theme running through the album of surrender and devotion and all the things I find really difficult,” Bono said in Rolling Stone.

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