"These two songs are about a character who was steeped in herself, alone in the spotlight of her own tragedy, who eventually commits suicide. Some images from the start of 'Taxi Driver' were my inspiration."
- Bono on Red Light and Surrender, who are based on fragments from Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver
did you know
The counting Bono does in the beginning of Vertigo is "uno, dos, tres, catorce", which is Spanish for one, two, three, fourteen.