"I believe that we combine the aspects of contemporary music that I find exciting. Which is performance, aggressive live rock music, that is at the same time lyrical, because we mean what we say. We are talking. We are not just writing on topics, like say XTC, we come from the heart."
- Bono, 1982
did you know
"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".