"They obviously didn't need it, it wasn't gonna help sell tickets. But we certainly shared a lot of common philosophies. We really bonded, I like them a lot, they're great guys to hang out with, I wish I saw them more often."
- Steve van Zandt on supporting U2 on the Joshua Tree tour
did you know
The band considered releasing The Joshua Tree as a double-album that would have included B-sides. Bono was the most vocal proponent of the idea, whereas The Edge argued for the 11-track version that was ultimately released.