"Obviously success gives you freedom, but it takes away from you at the same time. You’ve just got to be careful that you make use of that freedom to take care of the lack of freedom in other areas."
- The Edge, 1986
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.