"We were shaped & formed by MLK, a student of Gandhi. We come as students to the source of inspiration that is Ahimsa, non-violence. Indians gave us this. It is the greatest gift to the world."
- Bono before coming to India in 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.