"I'm not in a position to be seen as a spokesman of the generation. I mean, how can you be a spokesman of a generation if you've nothing to say, other than 'Help!'"
- Bono, 1986
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".