NEW YORK (AP) — A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby."
The lawsuit says U2 heard his song after signing on with Island Records in 1989, the same year Rose provided a demo tape to recording studio executives.
Rose is seeking songwriting credit for "The Fly" and $5 million in damages and lawyer's fees.
The New York Post reports representatives for U2 and Island Records did not immediately return requests for comment.
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