"I knew Bono reputationally before I met him at school. We kind of seen each other in the corridor but we weren't really friends before U2."
- 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.