"We write from feeling. We don’t sit down and intellectualize our songs. If there’s any political weight to what we do, it’s because of our emotional commitment."
- The Edge, 1983
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".