"Success is when you take the songs out and play them live for an audience. That's when we'll know if we've achieved what we set out to achieve."
- Larry Mullen Jr.
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.