"We should have a minute's silence for those people who saw this as an atrocity. I think the company was trying to be generous and so were we."
- Bono on releasing Songs of Innocence for free via Apple
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.