"There was a boy who played classical guitar in the dorms. Whenever he played I always had an emotional connection. It spirited me away from the confines of school."
- Adam Clayton
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.