"One of the things that underpins our work is the idea that you can begin again and that you can be free of the mistakes that you've made. So in All Because If You there are the lyrics: I'm alive, I'm being born, I've just arrived, I'm at the door of the place I started out from and I want back inside."
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.