Lemon
by U2

Album: Zooropa (1993)
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  • Lemon
    See through in the sunlight
    She wore lemon
    But never in the daylight
    She's gonna make you cry
    She's gonna make you whisper and moan
    And when you're dry
    She draws her water from the stone

    And I feel
    Like I'm slowly, slowly, slowly slipping under
    And I feel
    Like I'm holding onto nothing

    She wore lemon
    To color in the cold grey night
    She had heaven
    And she held on so tight

    A man makes a picture
    A moving picture
    Through the light projected
    He can see himself up close
    A man captures color
    A man likes to stare
    He turns his money into light to look for her

    And I feel
    Like I'm drifting, drifting, drifting from the shore
    And I feel
    Like I'm swimming out to her

    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins

    Lemon
    See through in the sunlight

    A man builds a city
    With banks and cathedrals
    A man melts the sand so he can
    See the world outside
    A man makes a car
    (She's your destination)
    And builds roads to run them on
    A man dreams of leaving
    But he always stays behind

    And these are the days
    When our work has come asunder
    And these are the days
    When we look for something other

    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins

    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins
    Midnight is where the day begins

    A man makes a picture
    A moving picture
    Through the light projected
    He can see himself up close
    A man captures color
    (She's your destination)
    A man likes to stare
    There's no sleeping there
    He turns his money into light to look for her (she's imagination)

    Lemon
    She is the dreamer
    She's imagination
    Through the light projected
    He can see himself up close Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Chris from Germany The video is a hommage to Edward Muybridge one of the pioneers of moving pictures and Moving Pictures are also named by Bono on that song.
  • Marius from LüneburgThis song is very controversial. Sometimes I absolutly dislike it and trying to avoid it. Sometimes I like the electronic elements and could listen to it for hours. But if you are driving through the lemon landscape in greece on a sunny, beautiful day "Lemon" is THE song ;)
  • James from Westchester, EnglandIf you listen very closely, it sounds like someone is rocking back and forth on an old rocking chair throughout the song. I am sure that is probably some sort of percussion instrument.
  • Nathan from Defiance, OhThis songs on this album were not originally supposed to be released to the public. The band was just experimenting, and someone got the idea to record it. It wound up being critically acclaimed, but the album is really a complete accident.
  • Paul from Worcs, EnglandVery interesting song, both lyrically and musically. it had a big impact on me the first time I saw it and then when I saw the video I was even more impressed. Very strange and freaky.
  • Ale from Necochea, ArgentinaI like to think it's not just an hipnotic U2's techno-pop period song. It's waaaaay too good to say that.
  • Rich from Commack, NyI have to agree with Justin, except the first minute hating part. I love every minute, every digitally recorded second of it. How can you NOT like Lemon?
  • Justin from Ojai, CaA very, very good, under-rated and relatively unknown song. Hated the first minute or so, but then I realized what it was all about. For all those U2 fans who haven't heard it, I highly recommend listening to it.
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