"I'm of the opinion now that if people have time to be on computers 12 hours a day listening to bits of U2 songs recorded over telephones.. fair dues to them. I wish I had that much time again."
- Adam, 2009, on the beach clips
In September 1976, Larry Mullen, Jr. posted a notice on Mount Temple Comprehensive School's bulletin board to form a band. With seven responses to Larry's note, the band which were known at the time as The Hype, The Larry Mullen Band, Feedback and later U2 is whittled down to four as seen from 1980's debut Boy to the current day.