"It's amazing to walk out onstage at the opening of the show when the audience is expecting Bono. I've been waiting 35 years for my drum solo. Wouldn't want to be holding my breath but this was the closest thing."
- Larry on opening the 360 tour
Many musicians have been influenced by the work of U2. There are several cover versions of U2 songs by bands such as Pet Shop Boys, Pearl Jam and The Chimes, and musicians such as Cassandra Wilson, Joe Cocker and Johnny Cash.