I have followed U2 since they released the Boy album, over the years I have loved the new albums and returned to the old ones to rediscover those half forgotten gems, all my important memories seem to be related to one U2 song or another and long may it continue.
"I got a job as a petrol-pump attendant so that I could write when the cars weren't coming in. But then we had the oil crisis, and we had those queues for miles, and the cars just kept coming, so I quit."
- Bono, about his early writing years
did you know
The band considered releasing The Joshua Tree as a double-album that would have included B-sides. Bono was the most vocal proponent of the idea, whereas The Edge argued for the 11-track version that was ultimately released.