"There were many of us in the room, seven of us were playing, there were some visitors and people looking after guitars and recording and so on. And it finished and there was just complete silence, nobody said a thing. Because it was so, where have we just been? It was really like an emotional adventure of some kind."
- Brian Eno on recording Moment of Surrender, which was recorded in one take
did you know
According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.