"I'm not stupid, I'm aware of the futility of rock 'n roll music, but I'm also aware of its power. We're only coming to terms with our trade. We've yet to become craftsmen. Well, maybe we should never become craftsmen. It's great fun being in this band."
- Bono, 1984
did you know
U2 was the first artist that released an album that was already platinum before it's release (The Joshua Tree, 1987).