"If we make a commitment, we almost never don't do the show. In the history of U2, you can count the shows we’ve missed on the fingers of one hand, and it's generally because of very last-minute medical problems or something of that nature. This is a one off. This is a once in a generation opportunity to be at that place, right at the forefront of live concert technology and in the vanguard of something very new and fresh, which is where U2 often finds themselves."
- The Edge on Larry missing Vegas, February 2023
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.