"For a growing number of rock-and-roll fans, U2 have become the band that matters most, maybe even the only band that matters."
- Rolling Stone magazine, 1985
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.