"We didn't get into the rock 'n' roll band that we're in to become celebrities and such, but at the same time we want to sell as many records as we can and we're proud of what we do, so why wouldn't we want it to be successful?"
- The Edge, 1997
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.