had a U.K. Number One single with
October 2 1988 for 1 week
October 27 1991 for 1 week
October 15 2000 for 1 week
February 1 2004 for 2 weeks
November 14 2004 for 1 week
February 13 2005 for 1 week
has been a vocalist in
Real name Paul Hewson
Played at the first game in the Louisiana Superdome since Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, to benefit Music Rising, a charity created by U2's The Edge in order to bring instruments and music programs back to New Orleans.
Also plays keyboards, vocals & bass, almost left band in 1986 through religious reasons
Negativland sampled U2's "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"
1994 - Best Alternative Music Album
Van Morrison - a rock song classic written by Van Morrison and originally recorded by Morrison's band Them in 1964. The 1983 film Flashdance contained the Laura Branigan song 'Gloria, a cover version of Umberto Tozzi's song released in 1979. 'Gloria' is the opening track & second single from U2's 1981 album, 'October'. Antonio Vivaldi also wrote several settings of the Gloria. RV 589 is the most familiar & popular piece of sacred music by Vivaldi; however, he was known to have written at least three Gloria settings.
English, plays Rock/Alternative Rock
2006 for 1 week. Featuring Green Day
1988; 1 week as #1 in the U.K.; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; won Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group.
#1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 2 weeks; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; from the album "Josua Tree".
Lead single from the album "War"; peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Top Tracks chart and #10 on the UK Singles chart; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
From the album "The Unforgettable Fire"; top ten entry on two UK/US charts; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
From the album "War"; did not chart highly; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
#1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
From the album "Actung Baby"; #1 on the US Alternative Songs and Mainstream Rock charts; #9 on the Billboard Hot 100