"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 'Angel of Harlem' is about Billie Holiday (1915-1959), a (black) jazzsinger from Harlem, New York, USA.