"The truth is when the singer is saying something that comes from right down within him, and it affects you right down within you.. and that's when you start talking about great music, as distinct from nice music."
- Bono, 1982
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.