One Step Closer
by U2

Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004)
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  • I'm 'round the corner from anything that's real
    I'm across the road from hope
    I'm under a bridge in a rip tide, that's taken
    Everything I call my own

    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing

    I'm on an island at a busy intersection
    I can't go forward, I can't turn back
    Can't see the future
    It's getting away from me
    I just watch the tail lights glowing

    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    Knowing, knowing

    I'm hanging out to dry
    With my old clothes
    Finger still red with the prick of an old rose
    Well, the heart that hurts
    Is a heart that beats
    Can you hear the drummer slowing?

    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    To knowing, to knowing, to knowing

    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    One step closer to knowing
    To knowing, to knowing, to knowing Writer/s: JOHN KENNETH WETTON, STEVE JAMES HOWE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Kevin from Quebec, Canadalinkin park has a song with the same title even though i have never heard this song i guarantee you thats its better than linkin parks
  • Ashwin from Philadelphia, PaThis description is not entirely accurate, or at least not entirely complete. After Bono's father passed away, he spoke with Gallagher and mentioned that, by the end of his life, his Dad had kind of lost his faith. Gallagher asked if he didn't believe in God, and Bono replied that he thought his Father didn't know. Gallagher than poignantly responded something along the lines of, "Well, he's one step closer to knowing."
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