"We hadn't taken The Joshua Tree to Australia. Our Australian audience meant an awful lot to us and we didn't want to lose touch with them, so we concocted a tour that would start in Australia, then move on to some dates in Europe, and end on New Year's Eve in Dublin. I think I talked the band into it."
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"Moment of Surrender", recorded in a single take, is the track that producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois said best represents the band's original album concept of creating "future hymns".