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U2: In the Name of Love

Stephen Dalton, Uncut, December 1999

Twenty years ago next month, four teenagers from Dublin played their first British date in a north London pub, in front of less than a dozen people. Today, U2 command the full attention of the world, the Pope included. This is the full story, as told by those who were there, of their rise from indie hopefuls to their current status as Biggest Rock Band on the Planet.

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