"We thought: let's actually write songs. We wanted the record to be less vague, open-ended, atmospheric and impressionistic. To make it more straightforward, focused and concise."
- The Edge, on the band's approach to The Joshua Tree
did you know
When U2 were recording 'Electrical Storm', it was Bono's intention to write about the aftermath of 9/11, but it turned out to be a love song.