"I remember feeling really pleased with The Joshua Tree and thinking we'd really broken new ground and gone places I didn't think we'd be able to. I would say I was as enthused about this record, although it has a different kind of vitality and confidence to it. It is more mature and assured."
- Adam on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
Within a few days of finishing the album, "Red Hill Mining Town" was U2's leading contender for the first single of The Joshua Tree. Then as the weeks went by, views started to change and it became "With or Without You".