It's like the room just cleared of smoke I didn't even want the heart you broke It's yours to keep You just might need one
I finally found my real name I won't be me when you see me again No, I won't be my father's son
I'm more than you know I'm more than you see here More than you let me be I'm more than you know A body in a soul You don't see me but you will I am not invisible
I don't dream, not as such I don't even think about you that much Unless I start to think at all
All those frozen days And your frozen ways They melt away your face like snow
I'm more than you know I'm more than you see here I'm more than you let me be I'm more than you know A body in a soul You don't see me but you will I am not invisible I am here
There is no them There is no them There's only us There's only us There is no them There is no them There's only us There's only us There is no them There is no them There's only you And there's only me There is no them
Writer/s: Adam Clayton, Dave Evans, Larry Mullen, Paul David Hewson
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Murray River from Los AngelesBono is very deep. Death has played a huge part in his lyrics. I think he senses things most of us miss. This song does seem to identify with those that have moved on, but that come back to check on us.
Greg from Harrington Park, NjI don't think this is a song about leaving one's hometown -- Bono is a much deeper writer than that. I think if you look at and analyze the lyrics this is a song about his deceased mother and reuniting with her in the after life... Bono's mother died when he was 13 or 14 I think - she suffered an aneurysm at her own father's funeral. Bono lost his mother and grandfather in the same week. I finally found my real name --I won’t be me when you see me again -- No, I won’t be my father’s son - I won't be me when you see me again - (meaning that he will be the adult version of the child she last remembered before departing from this world) I won't be my father's son - after her death he was his father's son but when he gets to heaven and reunites with his mother he will be her son or will have her to identify with instead of just being his father's son as he was until his dad's death... I’m more than you know -I’m more than you see here - More than you let me be - I’m more than you know- A body in a soul - You don’t see me but you will - I am not invisible..... I'm more than you know - the last time he saw her he was a child and he is now a gigantic rock star and world philanthropist, A body in a soul - he's a human being she is a spirit in the afterlife -- you don't see me but you will - once he gets to heaven she will see him as he is and he won't be invisible .... or it can even be interpreted that the chorus is actually sung by his mother -- right now Bono doesn't see her but he will once he dies and they reunite.... I think it is beautifully written and powerful. I could be wrong about my interpretation but that is what is so great about music - I have my own interpretation and it doesn't matter if any of us are right or wrong. We can all agree on that.
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