"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
Bono's The Fly character wore a suit just like Elvis Presley wore in his 1968 TV comeback special. Like Elvis, Bono dyed his brown hair black.