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From school days in Dublin to globe stadium-conquering monsters, U2 have travelled a long way in a career spanning four decades. In part two Simon Mayo picks up the story in the 90s with the band's transformation from cowboy chic to flying Trabants, wraparound shades and funky beats. With the release of Achtung Baby, the production that was Zooropa and the TV screens to 1997's Pop taking us up to 2000 with All That You Can't Leave Behind. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Ireland.

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Fri 18 Apr 2014 01:00