"You have no choice of subject matter. You write what's in your heart and on your mind--unless of course it's crap, in which case it means you've thought about it too much."
- Bono in an on-line chat in June of 1999
did you know
The band considered releasing The Joshua Tree as a double-album that would have included B-sides. Bono was the most vocal proponent of the idea, whereas The Edge argued for the 11-track version that was ultimately released.