"Peace On Earth was a reaction to the Omagh bombing. It was a very unsettling time, this is maybe why we always go back to these more darker tunes on the record."
- Adam, 2020
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.