There were many moments in U2's long history where medical conditions or sudden accidents raised concerns whether the band could continue to exist in its formation. Some conditions or accidents were minor, others major and potentially destructive for the band. In this timeline we look back on all health problems and accidents of U2's band members, and their impact on the band's career and existence.
"I can't stand our old songs once they're out, it's like children."
- Bono, 2006.
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Released in March of 1997, the album, Pop debuted at #1 in 28 countries, and earned U2 mainly positive reviews. Rolling Stone even went so far as claiming U2 had "defied the odds and made some of the greatest music of their lives."