"When we got to New York it was like the shows had taken on this completely other aspect. They were no longer just rock 'n' roll concerts, they were a kind of group therapy session."
- Edge on touring after 9/11
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.