"We decided to decided to commit to this project called U2. And suddenly we have an album out. And that was by far the biggest achievement of our career, the first album. Because the chances of that happening were so slim, it was almost impossible to pull off."
- The Edge, 2022
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.