"That title made the personal and the geopolitical come together. It was the right title for that reason. People were worried it would look grandiose. What is rock 'n' roll if it doesn't dare to have big ideas?'
- Bono on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
did you know
The album Songs of Innocence used to start with 'This Is Where You Can Reach Me,' which was always supposed to be the first song. U2 then changed this to Raised by Wolves, but ultimately decided to "put the songs first", just like on Joshua Tree.