"A lot of the time I feel like I should put a cap on my head and a sign over my car with "Taxi" written on it. I spend a lot of time ferrying children, including other people's children, to various houses."
- Larry Mullen jr, 2009
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.