Knowledge Identifier: +Adam_Clayton
Born in 1960.
Countries: United States (43%), Ireland (29%), United Kingdom (29%)
Linked to: Mount Temple Comprehensive School, St. Columba's College, Dublin, Ashdown Engineering, Ibanez
Clayton has resided in County Dublin since the time his family moved to Malahide when he was five years old in 1965
Bono - On 25 September 1976, Bono, David Evans , his brother Dik, and Adam Clayton responded to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band
Clayton can be heard speaking on "Tomorrow " a song from U2's 1981 album "October"
He played on Robbie Robertson's self-titled album from 1987, and has performed with Maria McKee
He joined U2 producer Daniel Lanois and bandmate Larry Mullen Jr. on Lanois's 1989 album "Acadie", playing the bass on the songs "Still Water" and "Jolie Louise"
During the early 1990s, he dated and was engaged to British supermodel Naomi Campbell
Clayton played on the song "The Marguerita Suite" on Sharon Shannon's self-titled debut album which was released in October 1991
Naomi Campbell - In 1993, she became engaged to U2 bassist Adam Clayton
In 1995, after the Zoo TV Tour and "Zooropa" album, Clayton headed to New York with bandmate Mullen to receive formal training in the bass; until Clayton had been entirely self-taught