"Having gone through the other albums in our formative years, in a sense now I think we've got a very good grasp of the power and potential of music and where we can take it."
- Adam Clayton, 1987
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.