"We will never leave Dublin, the people we trust and love are there. It works out much better for England. When we come over for a month's tour we put all our energies into that period. We come in like a fist, like a punch to the gut, BOOM!, and then we leave and take it out."
- Bono, 1982
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.