Irish musician Bono from the band U2 (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) pose for a family picture with ambassadors of the non-profit organization ONE at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on April 8, 2013. ONE is an organization that fights against extreme poverty and preventable illness.
We were so desperate that we agreed. They let us pick the songs, so we went with songs by the Cars, the Cure, Arcade Fire and U2. It was really good, because we learned the music of the bands that influenced us . . . The drunk people loved 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
We used to get VHS tapes from the video rental shops and watch the newest music from MTV and Top Of The Pops… The base of our music is Madonna, U2 etc…What we do is take Indian melodies and Pakistani melodies, and then package them in a Western way.
It certainly affected our revenue and bottom line, not having a concert, because the year before we had U2 and it was reported it was between $400,000 to $500,000 [in generated revenues].More quotes »
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