"A song called Surrender and another called Sunday Bloody Sunday were two I just had to write after being in New York. There is so much happening over there, so much tension, I had to make a statement."
- Bono on War, 1983
did you know
The song 'So Cruel' has been rumoured to be a sort of thing where it would be The Edge singing this to Aislinn, who were divorcing around the time the song was written.