Friday was a beautiful day on "The Tonight Show."
Bono and U2 lit up the "Tonight" studio (and one surprising place in New York) in the band's first public performance since their singer's debilitating cycling accident.
On the eve of their "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" tour, the hugely popular Irish rock band went incognito in the bustling 42nd St. subway station beneath Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal.
Clad in atrociously fake moustaches, the band — joined by Jimmy Fallon disguised as a street hawker — played a gritty rendition of their 1987 mega-hit "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For."
When that failed to attract much attention from the hurried commuters, Fallon switched to "Plan B": They ripped off their disguises and launched into a powerhouse performance of "Desire," as a crowd of fans danced and cheered around the rock group.
Back in Studio 6B, the band performed two songs: the classic "Beautiful Day" and "Song for Someone," off their new album "Songs of Innocence," Rolling Stone's 2014 album of the year.
On the studio interview couch, Bono opened up about his "awful" cycling accident in Central Park that had U2 fans wondering if he could ever pick up a guitar again.
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“There was nothing cool about it," he told Fallon. "There was Lycra involved.”
“At least it wasn’t a scooter,” the Edge said.
But the rock star did manage to climb onto a bike again. Fallon joined him (astride a bedazzled pink-and-white cruiser) for a leisurely bit of pedaling on the sidewalk outside 30 Rock.
Bono seemed to have the biking down pat — until a van careened down the street and, apparently, straight into the seemingly accident-prone musician.
"Bono!" Fallon yelped as the singer struggled to his feet. "Are you okay?"
"I'm good, Jimmy," he said through gritted teeth. "Just a couple of scratches."