Breathe
by U2

Album: No Line on the Horizon (2009)
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  • Sixteen of June, nine-oh-five, door bell rings
    Man at the door says if I want to stay alive a bit longer
    There's three things I need you to know
    Three

    Coming from a long line of traveling sales people on my mother's side
    I wasn't gonna buy just anyone's cockatoo
    So why would I invite a complete stranger into my home
    Would you

    These days are better than that
    These days are better than that

    Every day I die again, and again I'm reborn
    Every day I have to find the courage
    To walk out into the street
    With arms out
    Got a love you can't defeat
    Neither down nor out
    There's nothing you have that I need
    I can breathe
    Breathe now

    Sixteen of June, Chinese stocks are going up
    And I'm coming down with some new Asian virus
    Ju Ju man, Ju Ju man
    Doc says you're fine, or dying
    Please
    Nine-oh-nine, St. John Divine on the line, my pulse is fine
    But I'm running down the road like loose electricity
    While the band in my head plays a striptease

    The roar that lies on the other side of silence
    The forest fire that is fear so deny it

    Walk out into the street
    Sing your heart out
    The people we meet
    Will not be drowned out
    There's nothing you have that I need
    I can breathe
    Breathe now

    We are people borne of sound
    The songs are in our eyes
    Gonna wear them like a crown

    Walk out, into the sunburst street
    Sing your heart out, sing my heart out
    I've found grace inside a sound
    I found grace, it's all that I found
    And I can breathe
    Breathe now Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL DAVID HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Jimmy from Lancaster, Cai remember when i saw them at the rosebowl, and they opened with this song. when i saw Larry on the set with the spot light on him, the suddenly the stage explodes with light and the whole band's on stage rockin out, i seriously almost cried lol that was the best night of my life
  • Zan-d Mack from Springfield, Mo"Get On Your Boots" rocks my face off!! But I can really hear Larry Mullen's individualistic drumming style in this song.
  • Rob from Sydney, AustraliaI just LOVE this song! Another classic off this awesome album. This album is just full of exceptional songs. Perhaps the weakest song is "Boots"...which just happened to be the lead single. Shame, because people I think have incorrectly judged this gem of an album because of it.
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