"The desert pictures we felt were in many ways a link to the barren dereliction of the caste of 'The Unforgettable Fire'. It's rich in imagery, but it's a different landscape, a different location, which we thought was appropriate for this record."
- The Edge on The Joshua Tree
did you know
Within a few days of finishing the album, "Red Hill Mining Town" was U2's leading contender for the first single of The Joshua Tree. Then as the weeks went by, views started to change and it became "With or Without You".