Date: 10.2016 Country: UK Vol:40 Issue: 17

In a special look back at the unique genesis of the band, on the north side of Dublin, and their impact in the intervening years, we hear from the bookers who ran Ireland’s most influential rock gigs of the era, Terry O’Neill and Elvera Butler; Bell X1, Something Happens and An Emotional Fish, among others, recall special moments shared with U2 along the way; leading Irish musicians pick their favourite U2 albums and singles of all time; and Valentina Magli, Kathrin Baumbach and Liessa De Dekker tell us about how a younger generation of fans all over Europe fell in love with the Biggest Rock Band on the Planet.

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