"For a growing number of rock-and-roll fans, U2 have become the band that matters most, maybe even the only band that matters."
- Rolling Stone magazine, 1985
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.