U2 – The Irish Rock Band that takes the World by Storm

U2 is an Irish rock band from Dublin, Ireland. Currently, U2 needs no introduction as the band has earned a larger than life fame for themselves. The band broke several notions pertaining to rock bands existence in a commercial spectrum. The band was formed in the year 1976 with members Bono, David Howell Evans, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.

U2 expressed subjects like faith, spirituality, and death through their music. Their music painted a spiritual imagery and explored the notions of introspection. After the first major international success through the album “War” in 1983, U2 built a fan base for themselves throughout in UK, United States and Europe. The release of their sociopoliticU2_360_at_Cowboys_Stadiumal album “The Unforgettable Fire” in 1984 literally took the world by storm as the album spoke of aggressive issues in a rather experimental tone. The band became better with each new album and their fame was spreading in all directions. Their fifth studio album called “The Joshua Tree” with singles such as “With or Without You”, and “I Still haven’t found what I’m looking for” made them one of the biggest bands in the world. The band has collaborated with B.B King and several other prominent artists of the music industry.

U2 has several outstanding records under their name and has won many esteemed awards for their musical genius. Until now, U2 has released thirteen studio albums and has won twenty-two Grammy Awards. Their tour called “U2 360 degree” from 2009-2011 was a historic success. They have sold more than 150 million records making them one of the best-selling music artists in history. Their live tours are an electrifying and surreal experience. When they tour, people follow them to several countries. U2 is immensely loved by their fans, and several musicians and rock bands of similar nature want to replicate their success!