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Book: The Rosary and the Microphone

Chapter: From Underground to Overground: U2 from Boy to Rattle and Hum

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.31262


This chapter serves as an overview of the critical reception of the band, identifying the types of discussions that continue to revolve around U2. The chapter maps out the band’s career, pointing out relevant events and defines the “outline” of the band’s mediated image, by setting out its development through time.

Chapter Contributors

  • Nicholas Greco ( - npgreco) 'Providence University College, Canada'