"Rock 'n' Roll was always written from the point of view of men - or at least of boys pretending to be men - but we were doing something different." - Bono on 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.