"We've always wanted to make what you might describe as a blue record, an ambient record, an atmospheric record. U2 hasn't yet made an After Midnight record and I just thought it would be nice to have such a thing in our collection."
- Bono on Passengers
did you know
Many musicians have been influenced by the work of U2. There are several cover versions of U2 songs by bands such as Pet Shop Boys, Pearl Jam and The Chimes, and musicians such as Cassandra Wilson, Joe Cocker and Johnny Cash.