"How can you claim to be uncomfortable with public attention and then spend your life playing in a rock band? There are some things about a drummer that I have never figured out. This is a man who would sing 'Dirty Old Town' and other Irish drinking songs a capella nightly in front of 50,000 people and then tell you he doesn't like attention."
- Bono on Larry
did you know
In September 1976, Larry Mullen, Jr. posted a notice on Mount Temple Comprehensive School's bulletin board to form a band. With seven responses to Larry's note, the band which were known at the time as The Hype, The Larry Mullen Band, Feedback and later U2 is whittled down to four as seen from 1980's debut Boy to the current day.