"I would say we had the best three weeks in the studio that we've had since, like, 1979. Three weeks is all it should take."
- Bono on recording a new album, June 2012
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.