claudiathefish (claudiathefish) wrote in u2,
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Song Of The Day

Today's Selection is...

“Crumbs From Your Table” from How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb.

Yes, City Of Blinding Lights was beautiful. Vertigo was energetic. But this song is the first song from HTDAAB that actually caught my attention. It was probably the guitar at the beginning, but as I listened on, I fell in love with the lovely lyrics and atmospheric sound. I love the “Hey!” at the end of the last chorus.

From the brightest star
Comes the blackest hole
You had so much to offer
Why did you offer your soul?


I was there for you baby
When you needed my help
Would you deny for others
What you demand for yourself?

Cool down mama, cool off
Cool down mama, cool off

You speak of signs and wonders
I need something other
I would believe if I was able
But I'm waiting on the crumbs from your table

You were pretty as a picture
It was all there to see
Then your face caught up with your psychology


With a mouth full of teeth
You ate all your friends
And you broke every heart thinking every heart mends

You speak of signs and wonders
But I need something other
I would believe if I was able
But I'm waiting on the crumbs from your table

Where you live should not decide
Whether you live or whether you die
Three to a bed
Sister Ann, she said
Dignity passes by

And you speak of signs and wonders
But I need something other
I would believe if I was able
I'm waiting on the crumbs from your table
Hey!

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