"I’m an outgoing sort of person. I want to take everything and break everything. I want people in London to see and hear the band. I want to replace the bands in the charts now, because I think we’re better."
- Bono, 1979
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.