"We thought: let's actually write songs. We wanted the record to be less vague, open-ended, atmospheric and impressionistic. To make it more straightforward, focused and concise."
- The Edge, on the band's approach to The Joshua Tree
did you know
Each show on the Popmart Tour utilised 3.7 megawatts of power - that's the same amount normally required to power approximately 1500 houses.