"We decided on instinct almost, that it was the right image for the record, but the intellectual reasons I haven't quite sorted out in my own mind. It has a spiritual aspect which this record has, and also a great deal of mystery which I like."
- The Edge on cover image for The Joshua Tree
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.