"I remember thinking to myself at the end that we'd actually made a special record. But I thought it was very much just a record, I didn't think that it had many singles on it. So that was a surprise."
- The Edge on The Joshua Tree, 1998
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".