"With Or Without You was a great piece of work because at that moment it was something no-one had heard of before although it's since become a kind of format or style and even for us we now accept it as kind of established. But when we first released it, it was like: 'Will anyone play this?'"
- The Edge, 1989
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".