"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
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.