"What's beautiful about Chris Martin and Coldplay is, he's just the most generous soul. He's a sponge, he absorbs everybody. And we should all be like that, we need to absorb Bruce Springsteen, the list goes on. We couldn't tell you all of our influences because you will tell people."
- Bono on where in the world you find music inspired by U2, 2022
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.