"We were disillusioned with the sort of, wallpaper music as John Lennon calls it and we wanted to make music that had a commitment in it. Music that didn't hide a person, music where the music came through. People like John Lennon, their life was in their music."
- Bono on U2's motivation, 1983
did you know
U2 were first called Feedback when they started out in 1976, in 1977 they changed their name to The Hype and in 1978 they became U2.