"The contrast between the crowds and the joy of a U2 show and then this kind of silence the next day and family life slightly freaked me out. I hadn't yet figured out the psychology of this, that you empty yourself on stage so there is a hollowness that follows a big night like that."
- Bono on the 1987 Joshua Tree tour
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".