"There were many of us in the room, seven of us were playing, there were some visitors and people looking after guitars and recording and so on. And it finished and there was just complete silence, nobody said a thing. Because it was so, where have we just been? It was really like an emotional adventure of some kind."
- Brian Eno on recording Moment of Surrender, which was recorded in one take
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.