"Bono, you have been doing this 10 years and you don't know not to give the horn section Absolut Vodka? You can give it to anyone else but you can't give it to the horn section."
"But why in particular the horn section?"
"Listen, stupid, you try playing a horn when your lips won't work"
- Bono in conversation with one of the horn players at Sun Studios in Memphis while recording Angel of Harlem, after he bought vodka to lighten the session up
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.