"Some of the music when I was growing up that we were told was superficial and not to be taken seriously turned out to be some of the most important music in my life. At the time of punk rock, we weren’t owning up to disco. But disco is such a light touch — just an hour ago, we were listening to Sister Sledge, ‘Lost in Music.’ Comedy, to me, is a light touch."
- Bono, 2021
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.