Inspired by U2

Inspired by U2

Earnest, strident, ambitious, and far more adventurous than they're usually given credit for, U2 could be the most influential rock band of the post-punk era. They created the template for taking punk and its progeny to stadiums, and did so with their cred and creative instincts intact. This playlist shows a disparate range of artists—from Radiohead to LINKIN PARK—who fell under the band's spell.

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