"The songs are the boss. They tell us what to do and they tell everyone in this building what to do. We’ve just got to unlock what the songs are asking and telling us what to do."
- The Edge prior to the Innocence and Experience tour
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.