"There was a lot of kerfuffle around the time of Rattle and Hum. The feel of those songs would have bothered me as a fan. I hate to conclude that, but I think they were a little... I don't know..."
- Bono on when he would stop being a U2 fan if he was one, 2001
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.