"We thought: let's actually write songs. We wanted the record to be less vague, open-ended, atmospheric and impressionistic. To make it more straightforward, focused and concise."
- The Edge, on the band's approach to The Joshua Tree
did you know
The song 'Gone' is about Bono and his family, how he feels when on the road while touring and has to leave them behind and it also represents his past life.