"I remember the tours around 1984, thinking 'Why are we playing say, 3 nights in Lyon but only one in Marseille?' and it turned out to be there'd be a really great restaurant in Lyon and not in Marseille. Something Paul McGuinness and Ian Flooks arranged."
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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.