"Filming Red Rocks cost us thirty grand. That was all the money we'd make. This was the first tour we were going to make any money at all, and this is where we put it, so there was a lot riding on that night."
- Bono on filming Red Rocks
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.