"Without a real commitment to do something about the dire circumstances of a third of the population of the world, all New Year's Eve 1999 will amount to is... a fancy dress ball."
- Bono, Q Magazine 1998 Year In Review
did you know
Within a few days of finishing the album, "Red Hill Mining Town" was U2's leading contender for the first single of The Joshua Tree. Then as the weeks went by, views started to change and it became "With or Without You".