"What's beautiful about Chris Martin and Coldplay is, he's just the most generous soul. He's a sponge, he absorbs everybody. And we should all be like that, we need to absorb Bruce Springsteen, the list goes on. We couldn't tell you all of our influences because you will tell people."
- Bono on where in the world you find music inspired by U2, 2022
did you know
During early rehearsals for the band, Adam couldn't play the bass. The rest of the band didn't even notice at first, blaming everything but Adam for the bad sound.