"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 most played city during all the U2 live performances is Dublin, Ireland. They played there almost 100 times. The most played location is Madison Square Garden in New York with 17 shows.