"There’s two ways you become an artist. One is by being told by your family that you're
incredible and you've got something and you've got a lot of say. And the other is just being
completely ignored and I'm the latter there and I've more than made up for it."
- Bono, 2020
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.