"We hadn't taken The Joshua Tree to Australia. Our Australian audience meant an awful lot to us and we didn't want to lose touch with them, so we concocted a tour that would start in Australia, then move on to some dates in Europe, and end on New Year's Eve in Dublin. I think I talked the band into it."
did you know
Dutch artist Herman Brood was asked by Bono to paint the cover of the Best of 1990-2000 compilation but died (committed suicide) before he could finish it.