"The desert pictures we felt were in many ways a link to the barren dereliction of the caste of 'The Unforgettable Fire'. It's rich in imagery, but it's a different landscape, a different location, which we thought was appropriate for this record."
- The Edge on The Joshua Tree
did you know
The song 4th of July is named after the date of birth of Edge's first daughter. It was recorded by accident, Adam was playing some bass lines and Edge just jumped in, both unaware that Brian Eno was recording.