"Everyone was delighted that I wasn't around so much because I drive them mad. I'm inpatient and I'm grabbing people's instruments. At one point I was banned from drinking coffee."
- Bono on being away regularly for political activities during the recordings of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
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.