"I have a funny-shaped brain. I can remember ridiculous details – and then not know what I had for lunch or what your name is. It’s an odd brain, but I can, I could, when I play chess, really see a good few moves ahead. Whatever shaped brain that is. And it really is much more useful when directed to the romancing of a beautiful girl like Ali."
- Bono, 2014
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.