"I'm sure there are some great pop songs, but I want more out of music than just that. I want music with that X factor, music with that heart and soul."
- Bono, 1982
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.