"We will never leave Dublin, the people we trust and love are there. It works out much better for England. When we come over for a month's tour we put all our energies into that period. We come in like a fist, like a punch to the gut, BOOM!, and then we leave and take it out."
- Bono, 1982
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.