"We do make, and will continue to make, soul music. Not soul music with black singers - soul music is not about the instruments you play. Soul music is when you reveal, rather than conceal."
- Bono, 1983
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".