U2 have joined the tributes pouring in for David Bowie as they pay respects to one of their biggest influences.
by Sasha Brady, Irish Independent
U2 posted a message on tweet saying 'Planet Earth is blue" upon hearing the news of the iconic singer's death on Sunday evening at 69.
Bowie - known for his hits like Changes, Ashes To Ashes and Starman - left a legacy created by pioneering musicianship and ground-breaking lyrics dating back almost half a century.
The Irish megastars have have always been open about the influence Bowie had on their music and career.
Planet Earth is blue - Bono pic.twitter.com/p4GVmnuQql— U2 (@U2) January 11, 2016