U2 is an Irish Rock band from Dublin. The band was formed in the year 1976. Just like every other band, the beginning was a little staggering for the team. However, they shot to fame over night after the composition of songs like ‘With or Without You’ and ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.’ U2 have released 13 albums so far, and the band is largely acclaimed as the ‘World’s Best-Selling Music Artists in history.’ The band comprises of Bono (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), the Edge (lead guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen Jr. (drums and percussion)
Listed below are the top three songs composed by U2 ever.
#1. With Or Without You – The Joshua Tree
‘Without or Without You’ is the best song of U2 till date. It was released in the 1987 and was an instant hit. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and the RPM national singles chart for one week and in the second position for the next three weeks. In the year 2010, this song was listed by the magazine Rolling Stone on their list ‘The 500 greatest songs of all time’ in the 132nd position. With this song, U2 became the most important and the biggest band in the world.
#2. One – Achtung baby
The song ‘One’ is from the album Achtung Baby. Apart from being one of the most played songs, this song soothes different people in different ways. Though this song is believed to have written by the team when all was not well between and the song spoke about their souring relationship, there were a lot of other perceptions that people had. It had all interpretations starting from breakup to AIDS. It is one of the songs with the 90 key tracks and is one of the loveliest songs ever written and composed till date.
#3. Beautiful Day – All that you can’t leave behind
U2 started their career with classical beats. However later to that, for a long time in their career have been playing with experimental non-linear music and techno club beats. With the composition of the album ‘All that you can’t leave behind’ they returned back to their classical fist-raising. The opening cut and the lead-single song ‘Beautiful Day’ ranks as one of the best songs of all time. All that you can’t leave behind is the band’s 10th album which was released in the year 2000. It focusses on the greatest tragedies of the history like 9/11 and Katrina.