"It's a sort of three year cycle. We spend like a year writing the songs, then a year recording them, and then a year selling them door to door." - Bono, 2009
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".