"All respect to the Beastie Boys, but when they were fighting for the right to party, we were fighting for the rights of Human Rights prisoners."
- Larry Mullen jr.
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.