"I'd love to do a straightforward, fuck-off rock and roll album with this band. This band, they've been there before, they have always had greatness in between them. I felt like I just caught up with them on this last tour. They hit some powerful stuff, I'd love to find songs that could contain that fire."
- Bono, 2019
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.