"The Wanderer is the antidote to the Zooropa manifesto of uncertainty. Zooropa is about accepting this state of uncertainty, and The Wanderer presents one possible solution. Overall on the album, the key is learning to live with uncertainty, even allowing uncertainty to be your guide."
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.