U2: The Joshua Tree – remastered edition
Andrew Mueller, Uncut, January 2008
20th anniversary reissue of an oft-maligned masterpiece.
IT IS VEXINGLY DIFFICULT to improve upon the summation of The Joshua Tree offered by longtime U2 confidant Bill Flanagan in his liner notes accompanying this sumptuous re-release. U2's fifth studio album, Flanagan writes, "established both a standard they would always have to live up to, and an image they would forever try to live down".
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