"I don't think In God's Country was ever going to be one of our best tunes but we needed a few up-tempo songs, so it was useful at the time. Some songs are just better than others."
- Edge reflecting on the Joshua Tree recordings
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).