The combination of the guitar and the backing track being played together impressed those listening.
bought to review material the group had written during The Unforgettable Fire Tour.
During this time, a rough demo of "With or Without You" was written, with lead vocalist Bono composing the song's chord sequence.
The sessions for The Joshua Tree started in earnest in 1986, and U2 were recording at the Georgian mansion Danesmoate House in Dublin in August.
The group attempted to take the song in a different direction, although Bono was reluctant.
"With or Without You" is a song by the Irish rock band U2.