"We do think genuinely that we have the best band in the world. With all the support and success that we have been given by our fans. The deal is that we get to have the fancy houses and cars, as long as we don't make crappy music. We don't want to let people down."
- The Edge, 2005
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.