"I front a band, the band called U2, but I also need to entertain. I'm not sitting in a pub expressing emotion to myself and a few people. I've got to entertain and I move on stage and I sing to an audience."
- Bono, 1979
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".