"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. It's appropriate on many levels."
- Edge describing the desert imagery used on The Joshua Tree 1987
did you know
The Edge received a production credit for Zooropa —his first on a U2 record —for the extra level of responsibility he assumed for the album.