"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 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.