"Bono's really the lyricist but I ride shotgun. I help by being a sounding board, but I'll throw in the odd line that'll stick."
- The Edge about his co-songwriting role on Songs of Innocence
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.