Song Details More songs by U2
Moment of Surrender
U2 2009 No Line on the Horizon LP

At the moment of surrender
I folded to my knees
I did not notice the passers-by
And they did not notice me

Peak Chart Position
  • the song was not released as a single - no chart rank
  • from the album No Line on the Horizon (2009)
  • ranks #160 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • "moment of surrender" is a term used by Alcoholics Anonymous when an addict admits his or her helplessness
  • the song was written in June 2007 by U2, Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois during a two-week recording session in Fez, Morocco; it was then recorded in one take
  • Brian Eno: "the most amazing studio experience I've ever had"
  • written by Bono, Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, U2
  • produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • length- 7:24
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