"What we’re looking for is real people, people who have real emotions, and people in Dublin are actually quite real. They’re in no hurry to get on, in no hurry to break down The System. There, The System is broken by apathy."
- Bono, 1979
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.