"It's the album I am very proud of. The songs themselves, the lyrics, the melodies, the hooks, we were really onto something. The name Pop is absolutely perfect as far as the artistic intent but it's the least pop in that sense. It stood the sense of time, it's really unique sounding."
- The Edge, 2020
did you know
The band considered releasing The Joshua Tree as a double-album that would have included B-sides. Bono was the most vocal proponent of the idea, whereas The Edge argued for the 11-track version that was ultimately released.