"We're still friends, but it's a lot more difficult now. It's not the four guys fighting the whole world. That doesn't exist any more. The opportunity to just sit around the pub and have a pint and talk about nothing doesn't happen as often as it should."
- Larry Mullen jr, 2009
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.