The Edge
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"David Howell Evans", more widely known by his stage name "The Edge" (or just "Edge"), is a British-born Irish musician, songwriter and singer best known as the guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist of the rock music/rock band U2. A member of the group since its inception, he has recorded 12 studio albums with the band as well as one solo record. As a guitarist, The Edge has crafted a minimalistic and texture (music)/textural style of playing. His use of a rhythmic delay (audio effect)/delay effect yields a distinctive ambient, chiming sound that has become a signature of U2's music.

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We want this record to be something that people really listen to, rather than just have in their record collection.

Most groups, I think, would have been taking their foot of the gas at this point. But we have the exact opposite instinct. We are flooring this rock 'n' roll band, and we're just interested to see where we will end up.