"He's got an extremely high IQ, he's very bright, at the same time .. he's in charge of silly suggestions. He's usually the one who diffuses me. I'm the one who can end up standing on the table during the board meeting shouting at people and he'd be the one who remarks on the bad smell. You know, somebody's cheap after-shave."
- Bono on Edge, 1984
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.