"Hanging on in London, waiting for the deal, we all went to a gig one night at the Lyceum. Paul turned up with Nick Stewart and said, 'I have the contract.' So we went into the girls' toilets and signed our names."
- Larry Mullen jr. on signing U2's first record deal
U2 has sold approximately 50.5 million albums in the U.S., according to the RIAA, and upwards of 170 million worldwide.