"The songs of The Unforgettable Fire, one of my favorite records, they have something, there’s an inarticulateness to it that allows the spirit to soar. We are part intellect, part spirit, part physical. And music seems to water the spiritual part of us."
- Adam, 2018
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.