"We have almost finished this album called Songs of Ascent, which we’re not putting out. We’re going to put out a rock 'n' roll album. So we’re not putting this out, but I'm telling you it's awesome."
- Bono, October 2022
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.