"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
The title of the song 'Stay (Faraway, So Close!)' alludes to the 1993 Wim Wenders film: Faraway, So Close.