"The gig was all over in a flash but in that ten minutes a world opened up of how things could be. I thought a riot had taken place - and maybe it had."
- Adam Clayton on U2's first performance on a talent show at school.
did you know
In the live performance of 'The Electric Co.' from 1983's Under A Blood Red Sky, Bono sang a snippet of Stephen Sondheim's 'Send In The Clowns'. U2 had failed to get permission for this 27-second snippet and later agreed to pay a $50,000 penalty as well as removing the snippet from later pressings.