"You go on the road and suddenly everyone is carrying your bags and doing all the stuff for you, you become a piece of luggage. I'd be lying if I said I don't enjoy the perks, but it's not what drives me."
- Larry Mullen jr., 1997
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.