"Apple made sense. It's the coolest company around and there was no money changing hands. We all agreed it was the right company to work with and we could both benefit from this relationship. Of course, there was grumbling from what you might call the militant wing of the U2 fan base. They accused us of selling out."
- Larry on teaming up with Apple for the U2 iPod
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.