"We hadn't taken The Joshua Tree to Australia. Our Australian audience meant an awful lot to us and we didn't want to lose touch with them, so we concocted a tour that would start in Australia, then move on to some dates in Europe, and end on New Year's Eve in Dublin. I think I talked the band into it."
did you know
The song 'Numb' is about how The Edge felt when he split up with his wife. He felt like he couldn't do anything, he was useless. He felt numb.