"Iggy Pop was very much an influence in terms of the way he'd make up songs in performance. This is really U2 in its most raw state. I see Charles Bukowski in my head and the kind of advice he gives, like 'Always give a false name.'"
- Bono on Dirty Day, 1993
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U2 was the number one played foreign artist on Dutch radio and television in 2005, just ahead of the 2004 number one Robbie Williams.