"I think it's a really good record, with some great songs. I'm not as emotionally attached to it as I am to All That You Can't Leave Behind. It just doesn't quite hang together as well as that album. It may be to do with the mix of personalities involved but it seems to be missing that same emotional thread."
- Larry on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
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".