"The actual screen arrived very late in the day. The costumes arrived the night before the show. We were still figuring out how to play the songs. This was material that had been generated in a studio environment and we really hadn't a clue how to make these songs work live."
- Adam on Popmart's opening night in Las Vegas
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.