"We hadn't taken The Joshua Tree to Australia. Our Australian audience meant an awful lot to us and we didn't want to lose touch with them, so we concocted a tour that would start in Australia, then move on to some dates in Europe, and end on New Year's Eve in Dublin. I think I talked the band into it."
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During early rehearsals for the band, Adam couldn't play the bass. The rest of the band didn't even notice at first, blaming everything but Adam for the bad sound.