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.
"In the middle of the night I was woken up by the bus driver screaming. Adam was standing there naked off his trolley, trying to get out of the bus at 70 mph. He just wanted to take a piss, not realizing where he was."
- Bono on a bus drive in the US in 1983
did you know
The song 'Even Better Than The Real Thing' is about sex on television and how the media uses sex to sell products. In the video the U2ers are inside a shop, as if they were 'for sale'.