"We don't think we're that good, really. We think we are overrated, and though we're concerned about living up to people's expectations, it scares us even to live up to our own expectations."
- Bono, 1987 (Time)
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.