"We decided on instinct almost, that it was the right image for the record, but the intellectual reasons I haven't quite sorted out in my own mind. It has a spiritual aspect which this record has, and also a great deal of mystery which I like."
- The Edge on cover image for The Joshua Tree
did you know
Based on the hymn "Veni, veni, Emmanuel", the song "White as Snow" describes the last thoughts of a dying soldier in Afghanistan.