Updated: Sun, 08 Sep 2013 17:45:00 GMT | By Emma Jones
The origin stories of bestselling bands

We're relaying the stories behind famous band mates' first meetings



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As documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock explores the early beginnings of boyband One Direction in the movie One Direction: This Is Us, we reveal the first meetings of bestselling like ABBA and U2.

Click through to hear some of the fascinating tales...

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