"The desert was immensely inspirational to us as a mental image for this record. Most people would take the desert on face value and think it's some kind of barren place, which of course is true. But in the right frame of mind, it's also a very positive image, because you can actually do something with blank canvas, which is effectively what the desert is."
- Adam Clayton on the Joshua Tree
did you know
During a concert in Atlanta in 1985, Bono shined a spot light on his dad in the audience. His dad, Bob Hewson, responded by giving his son the middle finger.