"I usually think we go into the studio to find music, I felt this time it found us."
- Bono after recording Moment of Surrender, which was recorded in one take
did you know
While the band and crew were working on the Joshua Tree album's mixing, Lillywhite's wife, singer Kirsty MacColl, volunteered to set the running order for the album. The band told her to put "Where the Streets Have No Name" first and "Mothers of the Disappeared" last, with the rest sequenced according to her preference.