"Most bands fall apart because people tend to lose sight of how they can do better if they cooperate with one another, as opposed to working as a solo artist. In our case, we figured that early in life."
- Edge on staying this long together as U2, 2019
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.