"Pop could have been a masterpiece. The songs are extraordinary. We just wore ourselves out and didn't quite finish them."
- Bono, 2001
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.