"Most bands fall apart because people tend to lose sight of how they can do better if they cooperate with one another, as opposed to working as a solo artist. In our case, we figured that early in life."
- Edge on staying this long together as U2, 2019
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.