"There is no such thing in U2 as taking a long break. When we come off the road, it’s straight into the studio. And that’s just the way we work. You know, we’ve got no place to go. I wouldn’t know what to do with myself if I had time off."
- Larry, 2009
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.