"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 guitar riff in the beginning of the song 'Is That All?' is from the song Cry, which can be heard at the beginning of many live versions of 'The Electric Co.'.