"My father was a working class man, who loved the opera, and if ever I sat down with him, he'd have one thing to say: "Just take off the fucking glasses, would you?""
-Bono, during the 2005-11-04 Las Vegas show.
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.