"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
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.