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Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Bono and the Edge bring Green Goblin to ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ (Video)

Bono and the Edge made an appearance on Monday’s “Late Show with David Letterman” to discuss Bono’s semi-recent back surgery, their songwriting process and, more importantly, to convince the public that their Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” is worth seeing.

As the capper on their conversation with the talk show host, the U2 duo performed an acoustic version of “Stuck in a Moment” while sitting beside Letterman’s desk. It was gorgeous. It was moving. It was sublime.

And then this happened.

The Green Goblin and co. came out to perform a number from “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” And suddenly, the lyrics Bono so beautifully sang just moments ago — “Now you’re stuck in a moment, and you can’t get out of it.” — took on a whole new meaning.

Look, I love U2. But, at least out of context, it’s very hard to take a showtune seriously when it’s being sung by a man in a green monster suit. I’ll let you watch and be the judge.

By  |  09:34 AM ET, 07/19/2011

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