"Making this album, we went back and listened to all the music that had brought us into ourselves, then we said, 'Now let's misremember it."
- Bono on the recording of Songs of Innocence
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".