U2: “With or Without You” (and/or “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”)

ALBUM: The Joshua Tree

YEAR: 1987

WRITER: Music: U2; Lyrics: Bono

Both songs topped the Billboard Hot 100.

U2 guitarist The Edge says that when they left the studio after recording The Joshua Tree, they knew which two songs were the standouts. They also thought they could have improved the album as a whole. “I remember feeling that we had a few really strong tunes on the album alright. I think we all recognized that ‘With or Without You’ and ‘Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ were great tunes, but I actually remember feeling a little disappointed that we hadn’t managed to push up some of the other tunes – the ones kind of on side two – and that I left feeling that we could have made an even better record.”

The Edge (a.k.a. David Evans) celebrates his 55th birthday today (August 7th).


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