"I'd love to do a straightforward, fuck-off rock and roll album with this band. This band, they've been there before, they have always had greatness in between them. I felt like I just caught up with them on this last tour. They hit some powerful stuff, I'd love to find songs that could contain that fire."
- Bono, 2019
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".