"I think every line in it is underscored by a desperate need for me to know what to carry, to turn off my very critical eye sometimes, to be fit for the shows I've been given. I love singing it."
- Bono on Yahweh
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.