"The melody has always been the part of songwriting that I don't have to think about. Orchestration, cello parts, string parts, it all comes very easily to me."
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.