"Songs of Experience has to feel like it's justified, that it's relevant, and if we don't feel it's very good, then I imagine we'll just scrap it, and it'll become something else."
- Adam Clayton
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.