"U2 were doing then, badly, what they now do well. They were all standing in the same positions as they stand on stage now."
- Paul McGuiness on U2's early days
did you know
In September 1976, Larry Mullen, Jr. posted a notice on Mount Temple Comprehensive School's bulletin board to form a band. With seven responses to Larry's note, the band which were known at the time as The Hype, The Larry Mullen Band, Feedback and later U2 is whittled down to four as seen from 1980's debut Boy to the current day.