"The first aspect of the band that impressed me was that they had such lyrical soul, in abundance. The second thing I noticed was that they were constantly struggling against it as if they were frightened of being overpowered by some softness."
- Brian Eno
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.