U2 is made up of Bono on vocals and rhythm guitar; The Edge on lead guitar, keyboards and backing vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; and Larry Mullen, Jr. on drums and occasionally backing vocals.
The band is actively involved in improving human rights around the world with organizations such as Make Poverty History, Live 8 and Bono’s DATA campaign.
U2 recorded a John Lennon song for a CD compilation to raise funds for Amnesty International.
They also contributed a cover of Cole Porter’s Night And Day for the Red Hot and Blue AIDS charity album.
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