"We cannot save every life. But the ones we can, we must. It is -- or ought to be -- unacceptable that an accident of longitude and latitude determines whether a child lives or dies."
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.