"I remember thinking to myself at the end that we'd actually made a special record. But I thought it was very much just a record, I didn't think that it had many singles on it. So that was a surprise."
- The Edge on The Joshua Tree, 1998
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).