"I'd say my sense of nationalism is for sure Irish, but I would say it does get knocked a
little bit, not at any other sport. But rugby is where I fall into a kind of dichotomy of identity."
- The Edge on his national identity, 2021
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.