They might be over-rated if you compare them with the music that was written an produced after they split up... But in 1961 they were a TOTAL revolution. It's like saying "Oh, a coffee is so overrated nowadays, 1 dollar?! When I grew up it was 5 cents!"... The example might not be the best but I think you get me
"These digital, online companies cross borders. They have infinitely more power than any traditional corporation. From our point of view we got our record out to as many people as possible..."
Adam on the release of Songs of Innocence
did you know
The closing song from U2's third album War (1983) has closed over 400 concerts as of 2021. That is roughly a 25% of the >1600 tour shows they have played.