"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 'Dirty Day' was dedicated to Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) on the album sleeve of 'Zooropa', he was an American poet and novelist.