"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 song 'Stranger In A Strange Land' is about the English people, being "strangers" in the "strange land" of Ireland during the war, or vice versa.