"David Bowie was with us one night. We were all such students and fans of his and we asked his advice on The Fly. He said, 'Do you really want me real advice?'. We said, 'Of course!' He said, 'Re-record it.' He was right but we had run out of time. It took us fifteen years to really get it right live."
- Bono on The Fly
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".