"Having gone through the other albums in our formative years, in a sense now I think we've got a very good grasp of the power and potential of music and where we can take it."
- Adam Clayton, 1987
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.