"All respect to the Beastie Boys, but when they were fighting for the right to party, we were fighting for the rights of Human Rights prisoners."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
Many musicians have been influenced by the work of U2. There are several cover versions of U2 songs by bands such as Pet Shop Boys, Pearl Jam and The Chimes, and musicians such as Cassandra Wilson, Joe Cocker and Johnny Cash.