"As a guitar player I'm so tuned into the sounds that come out of the speaker. So if you give me a great sound to play, inspiration is easy to access and I'll come up with great ideas. But if I'm playing and it sounds bad, I'm like the worst guitar player ever. Great sounds are important to me."
- The Edge, 2021
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".