"In one sense I've been a family man ever since I joined this band. But being at home for a while would, you imagine, soften you out and lay you back but it doesn't really do that to me."
- Bono, 1990
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.