"I just got embarrassed. I do think U2 pushes out the boat on embarrassment quite a lot. Maybe that is where to be as an artist, write at the edge of your level of pain and level of embarrassment. The lyrics as well, I feel that on Boy and other albums it was sketched as very unique and original material but I don't think I filled in the details. I look back and be oh god."
- Bono on hearing his own voice and early lyrics, 2022
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U2 have played nearly 2000 live shows all around the world which have consisted of over 30,000 various songs played in proper live shows, promotional dates and impromptu performances with many regions such as China yet to see a live U2 performance.