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  1. FAQS Disclaimer
  2. FAQs needing an answer
  3. Linking to U2faqs.com
  4. Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

1. FAQS Disclaimer

The facts mentioned in these FAQS are unofficial. Do not bet your house on whatever you find here. This information is provided 'as is' for public use and enjoyment. Please address all corrections to the maintainers of the FAQS. All answers appear credited, and attributed to their original poster when it is possible.

The FAQS can be quoted, copied, posted and linked to web sites, used as wallpaper and whatever else may seem appropriate at the moment EXCEPT using it without attribution and/or selling it. The FAQS are the work of literally hundreds of U2 fans; have a little class and give them credit if you intend to use their work. [SL, MJS, AS, M2]

2. FAQS Needing an Answer

Here is a list of questions we would like to add to the FAQS, but we don't have reliable and usable answers we can share. If you have a potential answer to one or more of these questions, please e-mail us at faq@u2faqs.com. Due to the volume of email, we can't promise personal replies. If you are sharing information/answers to be added to the FAQ, be sure to let us know how you want to be credited. Your four options are: Name only, name and email, initials only, initials and email.

  • Why has U2 never played the third set of lyrics on "New Year's Day" -- the part that starts with "And so we are told this is the golden age..."? (any quotes from the band about this?)
  • What's the city in the backdrop of "The Unforgettable Fire" music video?
  • Who is the female vocalist on "Lemon (Perfecto Mix)"?
  • Bono has been wearing a ring on his left pinky finger lately. Is it his wedding ring?
  • What is Bono singing at the end of "Another Time, Another Place" and what language is it?
  • Where can I find U2's total worldwide album sales?
  • There's a live version of "Sunday Bloody Sunday" that plays over the credits of the 2003 film Bloody Sunday. From what concert is this version taken?
  • Near the end of the video for "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me", Bono is in a hospital and when the curtains are pulled back we see Edge, Larry, Adam and two other people looking at him. Who are the other two people supposed to be?
  • What is Bono singing at the end of "Miss Sarajevo" during the 1995 Pavarotti and Friends concert in Modena, Italy?
  • U2 had three backup singers when they performed in London for the 9/11 "Tribute to Heroes" telethon. Two are Morleigh Steinberg and Natalie Imbruglia. Who's the third backup singer?
  • Bono used to introduce "Bad" in concert by referring to a friend who almost lost his life to a heroin overdose. Who is this friend?

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4. Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

Here's a list of the great U2 fans who have helped create the FAQS by providing the answers and information used here.

CONTRIBUTORS

AS

Aaron Sams

SL

Sergio Lucero, original FAQ developer

M2

Matt McGee

MJS

Maryann J. Stump, past FAQ maintainer

NC Neil Cleary AC Al Clark, past FAQ maintainer

CB

Caroline van Oosten de Boer

GB

Gudmundur Bjarni Josepsson

IM

Iain Marshall

JC

Jeff Chung via Tony Mason

GM

Greg Murphy

Ge

Gene

RA

Ray Aguilera

JV

Jon Vessey

AL

Angela Lamb

GD

Greg DeJong

MPZ

Michelle Perez

PC

Patty Culliton

DAC

David Caldarelli

SCT

Shannon Carey-Thorpe

KM

Kim Mancini

LW

Leslie

SR

Saias Remi

AI

Angie Inboden

MC

Mike Conway

RE

Ruby Europa

TVT

Thijs van Thienen

Z

David Lineage

CG

Cristiano Godinho

SD

Simon Daniel

RVD

Reno Van Dael

JP

Jason Peterson

JR

John Rajic

MV

Mike Vaney

SC

Sara Covich

DC

Darci Chapman

MK

Melinda Kopp

CM

Corinne Marciniak

QC

Quinn Collard

LDR

Lisa DeRoche

KB

Kathryn Bower

SD

Simon Daniel

JS

Jaspreet Sidhu

JB

Jim Berigan

HVT

Heidi von Teitenberg

MJ

Martijn Janssen

MTD

Teresa D.

EN

Eric Naulaerts

MOD

Modsavage

RR

Rachel Ropeik

CC

Chris Conroy

EP

Elizabeth Platt

TS

Tim Striplin

DGH

David Greg Harth

AP

Angela Pancella

DE

Dan Eliot

LP

Luis Peromarta

C

Carl

JT

Jeremy Tung

PA

Paul Arnold

EH

Ellen Hampton

R

Rachel

CW

Chris Wolf

TS

Tim Striplin

IR Ian Ryan KB2 Kathleen Barnes
DL David L. RW Rob Wanenchak
WJ Wilson G. Jones MJo Marshall Joyce
RB Robyn Bryan P Pat H.
DV Dan Vitale S Susanna
K Karen C. JK John Kinsella
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