"Adam became our manager and had cards printed up. For a while, Adam and Bono were certainly the two most vocal characters in the group, myself and Larry being a big younger. Adam's understanding of such exotic terms as gig and riff gave him a certain authority. I think we were using the word "rift" until Adam put us right. We were suitably impressed"
- Edge on Adam
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.