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U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin, formed in 1976. They began their legacy rooting their music in the political turmoil that was all around them.

After having Steve Lillywhite produce their first three albums, U2 looked for a more sophisticated and experimental sound. They hired Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno to produce "The Unforgettable Fire" and "The Joshua Tree" albums, which both put them onto the charts all over the world.

After the 80s ended U2 re-invented themselves once again. Incorporating elements of electronics into their rock construct, U2 created a new sound with "Achtung Baby". Bono and the band used their notoriety more than ever expressing their opinions on social matters on a global scale.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 (Performer).

Members:
Paul David Hewson (aka Bono)
David Howell Evans (aka The Edge)
Adam Charles Clayton
Lawrence Joseph Mullen Jr.
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none U2 - The Interview Sessions album art U2 The Interview Sessions(VHS, Unofficial, PAL) Not On Label (U2) none 1990 Sell This Version
none U2 - Asi Se Hizo Zooropa '93 album art U2 Asi Se Hizo Zooropa '93(VHS, Promo, Unofficial) Not On Label (U2) none Spain 1993 Sell This Version
SKY 7310 U2 - Love Is Blindness album art U2 Love Is Blindness (Comp) Sky Blue Music (2) SKY 7310 Brazil 1996 Sell This Version
none U2 Pop Music 1998 - Live In Santiago Chile Not On Label (U2) none 1998 Sell This Version
886 543-9 U2 - Elevation 2001: U2 Live From Boston album art U2 Elevation 2001: U2 Live From Boston DTS Entertainment 886 543-9 China 2001 Sell This Version
ISBC CN-E24-2001-342-00/A.J6 U2 - Popmart Live From Mexico City album art U2 Popmart Live From Mexico City East Record & Tape Co., Ltd. ISBC CN-E24-2001-342-00/A.J6 China 2001 Sell This Version
none U2 Elevation 2001: U2 Live at the sportpaleis in antwerpen(VHS, Unofficial, NTSC) Not On Label (U2) none Europe 2001 Sell This Version
none U2 - The Best Of 1990-2000 album art U2 The Best Of 1990-2000 (Comp) Not On Label (U2) none Russia 2002 Sell This Version
CP 2032 U2 - Live And Rare album art U2 Live And Rare(DVD-V, Comp, Unofficial, PAL) Classic Productions CP 2032 Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
U2VR DVD01 U2 - Rattle And Hum 2 album art U2 Rattle And Hum 2(DVD, Unofficial, PAL) U2 Vintage Recordings U2VR DVD01 UK 2002 Sell This Version
ROOM101032 U2 - Live At Red Rocks "Under A Blood Red Sky" album art U2 Live At Red Rocks "Under A Blood Red Sky" Room 101 Entertainment ROOM101032 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
none U2 - Irving Plaza New York 2000 album art U2 Irving Plaza New York 2000 New Depression Music none UK 2003 Sell This Version
4612457843974, 9813513 U2 - U2 Go Home (Live From Slane Castle Ireland) album art U2 U2 Go Home (Live From Slane Castle Ireland) Island Records (2), Island Records (2) 4612457843974, 9813513 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
U2VR DVD 01 U2 - The Fire Is Rising album art U2 The Fire Is Rising(DVD, Unofficial) U2 Vintage Recordings U2VR DVD 01 UK 2003 Sell This Version
none U2 - South Bend Indiana album art U2 South Bend Indiana(DVD, Unofficial, PAL) New Depression Music none UK 2003 Sell This Version
RMS2389 U2 - War album art U2 War(DVD, Unofficial) Edgehill Publishing Ltd RMS2389 UK 2003 Sell This Version
AS 05/06 U2 - Land Of Hope And Dreams album art U2 Land Of Hope And Dreams(2xDVD, Unofficial) Apocalypse Sound AS 05/06 2003 Sell This Version
U2VR DVD 02 U2 - Boygroup album art U2 Boygroup(DVD, Unofficial) U2 Vintage Recordings U2VR DVD 02 UK 2003 Sell This Version
RV0163 U2 - An Unforgettable Journey album art U2 An Unforgettable Journey(DVD-V, Unofficial, Doc) Chrome Dreams, RAJON RV0163 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
25060301 U2 - The Best Of 1990-2000 album art U2 The Best Of 1990-2000(VCD, Comp, Unofficial) Одиссей, Universal (3) 25060301 Ukraine 2003 Sell This Version
25042003 U2 - Joshua Tree Tour Syracuse N.Y. 1987 album art U2 Joshua Tree Tour Syracuse N.Y. 1987(DVD, Unofficial) Not On Label (U2) 25042003 UK 2003 Sell This Version
none U2 - Out Of Control In San Francisco album art U2 Out Of Control In San Francisco 4Reel Productions none US 2004 Sell This Version
AS 31 U2 - Louder Than Bombs album art U2 Louder Than Bombs(DVD-V, Unofficial, NTSC) Apocalypse Sound AS 31 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
U2VR DVD 03 U2 - White Flags Over Europe album art U2 White Flags Over Europe(DVD, Unofficial) U2 Vintage Recordings U2VR DVD 03 UK 2004 Sell This Version
AS 24 U2 - Outside It's America, Inside It's Dublin album art U2 Outside It's America, Inside It's Dublin(DVD-V, Unofficial, NTSC) Apocalypse Sound AS 24 Europe 2004 Sell This Version

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alterbridge

alterbridge

June 18, 2020
edited about 1 year ago
The early vinyls are so terrible sounding that you want to beat two tin cans together to improve the sound. WTF!?
phreakbrain

phreakbrain

March 14, 2020
edited about 1 year ago
yeah I want to dropkick bono through a glass table every time he talks but they made achtung baby, so I'd say it's even.
MB-Daniel

MB-Daniel

June 29, 2019
Totally agree with matt03wfu. Proper place for these kind of releases is in Miscellaneous section, or a flac release section, no just here but across the site. its a mess. where bands do special club releases maybe a section for that. it become cumbersome as it tries to grow
Rich.C

Rich.C

December 22, 2016
edited over 5 years ago
Due to their uncanny ability to change with the times, U2 have managed to stay alive as the majority of their '80s counterparts have disappeared. The evolution of their music is ongoing, and each new record seems to bring a never-before encountered style to the band's oeuvre. From the jangly Post-Punk of their earliest records to the genre-exploding extravaganza that marked their hyper-rhythmic re-entry into the post-Nirvana world, the quartet has provided an utterly original sound and a rarely matched depth of feeling every time. Clearly inspired by post punk legends joy division (in fact Bono is has often cited Ian Curtis as his biggest influence) alongside Kurt Cobain. The band continues to produce emotionally stunning music, injecting everything from countrified pedal steel, gurgling Techno sounds and processed hip-hop beats into their particular brand of Euro-rock.In 2000, U2 showed a spectacular return to form with the release of All That You Can't Leave Behind. Singles such as "It's a Beautiful Day," "Stuck In A Moment...," "Walk On" and "Elevation" helped redefine the band's sound once again, with All That You Can't Leave Behind going platinum three times over. Original players in the post-rock sound, U2 came full circle in 2004, when they released How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb. Ironically, the album was released in the midst of a trendy resurgence of post-punk, cementing U2's place as pioneers of the sound. Fittingly, U2 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005, i just wish now that Bono would stop trying to be like Sting and Bob Geldof!!
mountainmusik

mountainmusik

March 26, 2016
Joshua Tree ...with Brian Eno's wavy strings and Lanois pushing them.. top 3 lp all time for me.
fly39

fly39

October 24, 2015
absolutely the best.i grew up with em.since i first saw October live from Under a blood red sky.it left me dumb.
then i never left em.it has to be said that through the years they never changed their magic recipe.b.t.w....it's only rock n roll.but i love it
cheaper concert tickets and it would be better for everyone.
spinmarket

spinmarket

April 30, 2015
edited over 6 years ago
I don't disagree with all the U2 detractors when they complain about the band's persona, their marketing tactics, or their crusading, self aggrandizing theatrics. However, it has become quite popular to bash them and yet they remain incredibly vital and ambitious as artists and songwriters. "Songs of Innocence", for all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth over the forced download, is actually another great effort. That's nothing to say of the magnificent and relatively ignored "No Line On The Horizon". If you ever enjoyed U2, ignore the naysayers and get back to listening to the music. The last 20 years have been glorious.
u2july

u2july

January 20, 2015
The best band in the world! All of time!
Spatzo

Spatzo

October 27, 2014
When MTV first came out in the early 80's, Gloria video was played constantly. I bought October and thought it was pretty good. My friend in school was the president of a club at his church in Grand Rapids, MI and said U2 was going to play there. He asked if I wanted tickets. They were $7 each and I thought it would be pretty cool to see another rock band play in a church. I had seen the Romantics there the year before. I took my girlfriend and we were incredibly impressed. There were maybe 4-500 people in all.15 years later, I saw them at Mile High in Denver to a crowd of 20,000. Wow how times had changed a band!
Pistachios

Pistachios

September 30, 2014
Bono is a bell-end.

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