"He made a point that within the gay community, people were excited about the fact that we were the first band to deal with sex outside of machismo." - Bono speaking about an interview with Adam Block
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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.