"They were all quite serious about music. They would come here every morning about ten and really work very hard. I used to make them lunch. I was amazed that they took it so seriously."
- Gwenda Evans, Edge's Mom
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.