"McDonalds didn't invent the parabolic curve. It's a beautiful form that they stole. We're stealing it back. We thought McDonald will sue us, but that didn't happen."
- Bono in Mexico, 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.