Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Years Active: 1976–present
Genres: Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-punk
U2 is a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. The group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion). The band formed at Mount Temple secondary school in 1976 when the members were teenagers with limited musical proficiency. Within four years, they signed to Island Records and released their debut album ''Boy'' in 1980. Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the album included the band's first hit single, “I Will Follow” which peaked at #20 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. “October” the band’s second LP was again produced by Lillywhite and was released in 1981. The record placed an ...
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