"You write a song because something hurts. I mean if you look at social change within America, that came from the Delta areas, the plantations or wherever. A lot of the change in America is rooted in blues music; that was what people listened to. It was the protest music of the time."
- Adam Clayton
U2 was the number one played foreign artist on Dutch radio and television in 2005, just ahead of the 2004 number one Robbie Williams.