U2 is an Irish popular music group that consists of Bono (Paul David Hewson, vocals and guitar), The Edge (David Howell Evans, guitars, piano, vocals and bass), Adam Clayton (bass and guitar) and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums ). This music group formed in 1976.
Starting from the ad taped to Bulletin board a high school in Dublin, Ireland, and his kitchen Larry Mullen, Jr.. witness to the history of the formation of U2. Ads that were posted Larry Mullen’s successful appeal to 6-7 people. The audition was held in the cramped kitchen at home. From there Dave Evans or The Edge (guitar), Adam Clayton (bass), and Paul Hewson (Bono).In the early emergence of this group chose the name Feedback and lots of singing cover songs of the Beatles group. In 1977, their name changed again so Hype. Because this group was left out by Dick Evans group’s name so they became the band U2. With emphasis on the guitar sound, color of U2’s music became more stylized post-punk, a thing which is ironic because in the years ‘76 fitting newly formed U2, punk music was not even to Ireland.New luck came in 1980, when they joined with Island Records, founded by Chris Blackwell. Boy they were released, an album which was considered as a very suitable work with young children. Distinctive identity of the new U2 was evident when they released War in 1983. Song Sunday, Bloody Sunday, which is talking about the violence in Northern Ireland, direct to stamp that band U2 idealistic and politically. U2 still calmly wrote this song and instead chose to be the national anthem.After successfully invaded Britain, they slowly demolish America. Their tour in the new colony is selling. In 1985 Rolling Stone magazine dubbed the band U2 into the 1980s, for fans of rock and roll that number keeps growing, U2 became the band’s most regarded, perhaps even the only band that matters.U2 is really at the top right of The Joshua Tree was released in 1987. This album took the number one position in the list of best-selling British album in a very short time, and then began to explore America and last up to nine weeks. Because of its flagship song really dominate, U2 had become the main report with the title of Time magazine Rock Hottest Ticket. This honor is only obtained by two other bands, The Beatles and The Who.Now, almost 30 years later, U2 was still prevail as one of the most influential band in the world and received various awards, including 22 Grammy Awards fruit.
Discography Album: Boy – October – War – Under a Blood Red Sky – The Unforgettable Fire – The Joshua Tree – Rattle and Hum – Achtung Baby – Zooropa – Pop – All That You Can not Leave Behind – How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Compiling: The Best of 1980-1990 – The Best of 1990-2000 – The Complete U2 – U218 Singles Video: Under a Blood Red Sky – Rattle and Hum – Zoo TV: Live From Sydney – Popmart: Live From Mexico City – Elevation: Live From Boston – U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle – Vertigo: Live From Chicago Other: Wide Awake in America – Original Soundtracks 1 – Melon – Hasta La Vista Baby! – The Million Dollar Hotel Soundtrack – U2.Communication