"The album cover has been in the back of my mind for two years. There is a feel to it. Holding the cover and listening to the album is perfect." - Bono shortly after the release of Boy
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.