"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
On the third leg of the Elevation Tour (Philadelphia 11/2/01) Bono said the song 'Please' is about people shrinking God down to their level.