"I want U2 to be a band that takes risks. I hate this idea of U2 as a nice safe band. The rock rebel thing is very phony."
- The Edge
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.