"We will do a commercial with Apple for our album, and no money will change hands, which is important, because we have been offered boatloads of money from many other people."
- Bono, 2004
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.