"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
Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang backing vocals on "Pride". At the time The Unforgettable Fire was recorded, she was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.