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Moment of Surrender (7:25)

Co-producer Daniel Lanois told The National Post about the writing of this song: "That was an ensemble composition. It had that great Eno/Mullen thing from the go. A kind of rolling hand drum. And the original sketch had me in charge of the chorus. Bono would point to me: 'Ok, Lanois, you sing the chorus' (sings the chorus' hook out loud). It's very much a Canadian sound there, a tribute to The Band. We call it the 'Simcoe sound… read more

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I tied myself with wire
To let the horses run free
Playing with the fire
Until the fire played with me

U2 - Moment of Surrender Lyrics


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  • One of the best things they ever made!
  • Great....<3
  • Masterpiece! :o
  • Great song, but the 25 or so seconds of music that happen at the 5:00 mark are absolutely serene.
  • Masterpiece! I surrender...
  • ..at the ATM machine.. ha ha
  • I remember the first time someone shared this masterpiece .... How I cried that night....
  • Masterpiece.
  • My favourite from NLOTH
  • 106 ème écoute de U2

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