Cedarwood Road
by U2

Album: Songs of Innocence (2014)
  • I was running down the road
    The fear was all I knew
    I was looking for a soul that's real
    Then I ran into you
    And that cherry blossom tree
    Was a gateway to the sun
    And friendship, once it's won
    It's won, it's one

    Northside
    Just across the river to the Southside
    That's a long way here

    All the green and all the gold
    The hurt you hide
    The joy you hold
    The foolish pride
    That gets you out the door
    Up on Cedarwood, Cedarwood Road

    Sleepwalking down the road
    And not waking from these dreams
    'Cause it's never dead
    It's still my head
    It was a war zone in my teens
    I'm still standing on that street
    Still need an enemy
    The worst ones I can't see
    You can, you can

    Northside
    Just across the river from the Southside
    That's a long way here

    All the green and all the gold
    The hurt you hide
    And the joy you hold
    The foolish pride
    That sends you back for more
    Up on Cedarwood, Cedarwood Road

    If the door is open it isn't theft
    You can't return to where you've never left
    Blossoms falling from a tree
    They cover you and cover me
    Symbols clashing, bibles smashing
    Paint the world you need to see
    And sometimes fear is the only place
    That we can call our home
    Cedarwood Road

    And a heart that is broken
    Is a heart that is open
    Open, open Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL DAVID HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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