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"I'm not sure . . . what the thrill is of watching Bono. I think it must be something along the lines of . . . those guys who jump off tall buildings in New York with a few plastic bags as parachutes." — Bono


U2 Concerts with Opening Act: Comsat Angels

Comsat Angels has opened at 14 U2 concerts.

Comsat Angels Website

Stephen Fellows (vocals, lead guitar), Kevin Bacon (bass), Mik Glaisher (drums), Andy Peake (keyboards)

UK band Comsat Angels are cited as being influences of bands like Interpol and Blacklist. Their well-known song "Independence Day" was on the 1980 LP "Waiting for a Miracle." Comsat Angels opened for not only U2 but also Siouxsie and the Banshees and Depeche Mode.