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U2

The band formed at Mount Temple Comprehensive School in 1976 when the members were teenagers with limited musical proficiency. Within four years, they signed with Island Records and released their debut album Boy. By the mid-1980s, U2 had become a top international act. They were more successful as a touring act than they were at selling records until their 1987 album The Joshua Tree which, according to Rolling Stone, elevated the band's stature "from heroes to superstars". Reacting to musical stagnation and criticism of their earnest image and musical direction in the late-1980s, U2 reinvented themselves with their 1991 album, Achtung Baby, and the accompanying Zoo TV Tour; they integrated dance, industrial, and alternative rock influences into their sound, and embraced a more ironic and self-deprecating image. They embraced similar experimentation for the remainder of the 1990s with varying levels of success. U2 regained critical and commercial favour in the 2000s with the records All That You Can't Leave Behind (2000) and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004), which established a more conventional, mainstream sound for the group. Their U2 360° Tour from 2009–2011 was the highest-attended and highest-grossing concert tour in history.

U2 have released 13 studio albums, and are one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide. They have won 22 Grammy Awards, more than any other band; and, in 2005, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. Rolling Stone ranked U2 at number 22 in its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", and labelled them the "Biggest Band in the World". Throughout their career, as a band and as individuals, they have campaigned for human rights and philanthropic causes, including Amnesty International, the ONE/DATA campaigns, Product Red, and The Edge's Music Rising.

U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. The band consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar) and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion).
They were originally called Feedback, after the awful noise they made in early rehearsals. Their next name was The Hype, followed by U2.
Rolling Stone magazine named them "Band of the '80s."
They were on the cover of Time magazine on April 29, 1987, with the headline "Rock's Hottest Ticket."
Appeared on the 200th episode of The Simpsons, where Homer interrupts their concert to ask the crowd to support him for Sanitation Commissioner. He is taken back stage and beaten up.
They were the top touring act of 2001. They played 113 shows and made $143 million. The next closest was 'N Sync with $90 million.

 

80's Hits

Bullet the Blue Sky
Pride (In The Name Of Love)
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Where the streets have no name
With Or Without You

90's Hits

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
Mysterious Ways
One

Adult Hits

Get On Your Boots
I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight

Alternative

New Years Day
Magnificent

EDM977

Pride (In The Name Of Love) (and Tiesto)

Holiday

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

Rock

Every Breaking Wave

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Comments


Prydferth Menyw
July 5, 2011 (1:13am)
Cannot help but fall in love with U2's music, their lyrics, and Bono's expressive voice!

gabss12
August 13, 2010 (10:41am)
U2 4eva!
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