"It is extraordinary that you can find 700 billion dollars to save Wall Street and the entire G-8 can't find 25 million to save the lives of 25,000 children who die every day from preventable and treatable diseases. That is mad."
- Bono, 2008
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.