"They obviously didn't need it, it wasn't gonna help sell tickets. But we certainly shared a lot of common philosophies. We really bonded, I like them a lot, they're great guys to hang out with, I wish I saw them more often."
- Steve van Zandt on supporting U2 on the Joshua Tree tour
did you know
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.