Landlady
by U2

Album: Songs of Experience (2017)
  • Roam, the phone is where I live 'til I get home
    And when the doorbell rings you tell me that I have a key
    I ask you, how you know it's me

    The road, no road without a turn and if there was
    The road would be too long
    What keeps us standing in this view
    Is the view that we can be brand new

    The landlady takes me up in the air
    I go, I go where I would not dare
    The landlady shows me the stars up there
    I'm weightless, weightless when she is there
    And I'll never know, never know what starving poets meant
    'Cause when I was broke, it was you that always paid the rent

    Space, her place is where I found my parking space
    And when I'm losing ground, you know she gives it back to me
    She whispers "don't do, just be"

    The landlady takes me up in the air
    I go, I go where I would not dare
    The landlady shows me the stars up there
    I'm weightless, weightless when she is there
    And I'll never know, never know what starving poets meant
    'Cause when I was broke, it was you that always paid the rent

    Every wave that broke me
    Every song that wrote me
    Every dawn that woke me
    Was to get me home to you, see

    Every soul that left me
    Every heart that kept me
    The strangers that protected me
    To bring me back to you

    Every magic potion
    Every false emotion
    How unswerving our devotion
    To the lies we know are almost true

    Every sweet confusion
    Every grand illusion
    I will win and call it losing
    If the prize is not for you Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL DAVID HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Nick from La Paz, BoliviaMy favorite song from the album. If you're as in love as Bono and I are with our wives, this song will mean so much to you. A romantic masterpiece about being dependent of your one and only.
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