"I’m really excited about being a performer in a band with my friends and I’m excited that we might be able to make our best album that we hear already in our head. We want to make an album of unreasonable guitars. We want to make this rock and roll album, a really uncontemporary work."
- Bono, October 2022
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".