"Gloria is not a name. It’s a piece of Latin. I’ve been listening to some mass type music, cathedral type music. Gloria can be a love song, but it’s more than that."
- Bono, 1981
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".