"I really like it now – but for reasons different from when we recorded it. It was a real important record, and I think it was quite influential. A lot of bands have taken sounds and ideas from The Unforgettable Fire. It was quite innovative, I think."
- The Edge on The Unforgettable Fire, 1999
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.