"I would love to see a united Ireland, but I never could support a man who put a gun to somebody's head to see that dream come true."
- Bono, July 1987
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.