"Lets face it, the American rock and roll tradition doesn’t treat the music seriously. It's a parody. A vacuous abortion of its former self."
- Bono, september 1987 (Miami Herald)
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.