Moment of Surrender
by U2

Album: No Line on the Horizon (2009)
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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

    The stone was semi-precious
    We were barely conscious
    Two souls too smart to be
    In the realm of certainty
    Even on our wedding day

    We set ourselves on fire
    Oh God, do not deny her
    It's not if I believe in love
    If love believes in me
    Oh, believe in me

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

    I've been in every black hole
    At the altar of the dark star
    My body's now a begging bowl
    That's begging to get back, begging to get back
    To my heart
    And to the rhythm of my soul
    And to the rhythm of my unconsciousness
    To the rhythm that yearns
    To be released from control

    I was punching in the numbers at the ATM machine
    I could see in the reflection
    A face staring back at me
    At the moment of surrender
    Of vision over visibility
    I did not notice the passers-by
    And they did not notice me

    I was speeding on the subway
    Through the stations of the cross
    Every eye looking every other way
    Counting down 'til the pentecost

    At the moment of surrender
    Of vision of over visibility
    I did not notice the passers-by
    And they did not notice me
    Oh oh oh oh
    Oh oh oh oh
    Oh oh oh oh
    Oh oh oh oh
    Oh oh oh oh
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    Oh oh oh oh
    Oh oh oh oh Writer/s: Adam Clayton, Brian Peter George Eno, Daniel Roland Lanois, Dave Evans, Larry Mullen, Paul David Hewson
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Royalty Network, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Pete from Whistler, BcHaunting but joyful, it was beautiful to hear as the last encore at the live show. from a lifelong fan since the album Boy.

    Apparently, critically acclaimed as well.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moment_of_Surrender#Reception
  • Grayson from Cleveland, OhBeautiful Song, on yet another great U2 album.
  • Rob from Sydney, AustraliaI love this song. Surrender is the path to true freedom.
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