"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
In August 1989, Adam was arrested for possession of marijuana while in Dublin. In lieu of a conviction, the judge allowed him to donate £25,000 to the Dublin Women's Aid Refugee Centre.