"A song called Surrender and another called Sunday Bloody Sunday were two I just had to write after being in New York. There is so much happening over there, so much tension, I had to make a statement."
- Bono on War, 1983
did you know
The song 4th of July is named after the date of birth of Edge's first daughter. It was recorded by accident, Adam was playing some bass lines and Edge just jumped in, both unaware that Brian Eno was recording.