"I spoke to him last week… the voice that was louder than any rock band was a whisper. Still he communicated his love. Full of love."
- Bono on the day Luciano Pavarotti passed away, 2007
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.