U2 – Biography, Songs, Albums, Discography & Facts

U2 Biography

U2, known for I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, was formed in 1976 with original band members Larry Mullen Jr., Bono, David Evans, Adam Clayton, Dik Evans and Ivan McCormick. The current lineup consists of Larry, David, Bono and Adam.

U2 released their first album, Boy, in 1980. The album placed in the Top 100 (#63 on the US Billboard 200 and #52 on the UK Albums Chart). One of the songs I Will Follow, placed in the Top 20. The album moved over 1,335,000 units worldwide. They have released 14 studio albums between 1980 and 2014.

The Joshua Tree was released on March 9th, 1987 and is their fifth studio album. It reached number one in over 20 countries and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide.

The Joshua Tree album has eleven well-known songs, including ‘With Or Without You’, ‘One Tree Hill’, ‘Bullet The Blue Sky’ made U2’s most successful and best -selling album worldwide and made them international superstars.

Between 1979 and 2019 they have done over 17 tours.

Between 1979 and 2019 they have done 17 tours and released 14 studio albums between 1980 and 2018. The band has sold over 170,000,000 Albums worldwide. The Joshua Tree, released in 1987, was their highest selling album which sold over 25,000,000 copies worldwide. This is also the album which made them international superstars.

U2 had over 306 nominations for major awards and they have won 146. They have won 26 Grammy Awards, more than any other band in history.

They had thirteen albums in the Top 40, ( October, War, The Unforgettable Fire, The Joshua Tree, Rattle and Hum, Acthung Baby, Zooropa, Pop, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, No Line On The Horizon, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience.) and fourteen albums in the Top 100.

The album Boy peaked at No. 55 and it charted for 32 weeks.

The album October peaked at No. 11 and it charted for 43 weeks.

The album War peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 148 weeks.

The album The Unforgettable Fire peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 132 weeks.

The album The Joshua Tree peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 201 weeks.

The album Rattle and Hum peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 65 weeks.

The album Achtung Baby peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 93 weeks.

The album Zoorapa peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 34 weeks.

The album Pop peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 45 weeks.

The album All That You Can’t Leave Behind peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 73 weeks.

The album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 39 weeks.

The album No Line on the Horizon peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 25 weeks.

The album Songs of Innocence peaked at No. 6 and it charted for 9 weeks.

The album Songs of Experience peaked at No.5 and it charted for 10 weeks.

They also had forty- two singles in the Top 40 and 53 in the Top 100.

Their latest studio release, as of 2017, was Songs of Experience which sold 1.3 million copies. It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200.

Bono, also known as Paul David Hewson, is the lead singer of the band U2. He formed a band with his schoolmates in Dublin in 1977. Bono has also received 22 Grammy Awards in his music career as a member of U2. Besides his music career, he is also a human rights activist.

U2 Discography

Songs of Experience12-01-2017SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Songs of Innocence09-09-2014SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
No Line on the Horizon02-27-2009SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb11-22-2004SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
All That You Can’t Leave Behind10-30-2000SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Achtung Baby11-18-1991SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Rattle and Hum10-10-1988SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
The Joshua Tree03-09-1987SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
The Unforgettable Fire10-01-1984SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is The Lead Singer Of U2?

The lead singer of U2 is Bono. He is also the band’s primary lyricist and main composer. He has been a central figure in popular music for over three decades, as the lead singer of one of the world’s most successful rock bands.

Where Is The Band U2 From?

U2 is a Irish rock band from Dublin, Ireland. The band formed in 1976 and consists of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2 has released 14 studio albums and are one of the most successful and influential bands of all time. They have won 22 Grammy Awards, more than any other band, and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2012, they were ranked as the greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.

What Is U2 Biggest Hit?

U2’s biggest hit is “With or Without You.” The song was released in 1987 and peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It remains one of the band’s most popular songs and has been covered by many artists.

Who Sings The Song I Still Haven’T Found What I’M Looking For?

U2 singer Bono wrote the lyrics to “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” after attending a gospel church service in Harlem with his wife Ali Hewson. The song’s title is derived from a line in the Book of Exodus, where Moses, leading the Israelites out of Egypt, cries out to God, saying “I have not found what I’m looking for.

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