Shadows And Tall Trees
by U2

  • Back to the cold restless streets at night
    I talk to myself about tomorrow night
    Walls of white protest
    The gravestone in name
    Who is it now
    It's always the same

    Who is it now
    Who calls me inside
    Are the leaves on the trees
    Just living disguise
    I walk sweet rain tragicomedy
    I'll walk home again
    To the street melody

    But I know, oh no
    But I know, oh no
    But I know

    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees

    Life through a window
    Discolored pain
    Misses Brown's washing is always the same
    I walk street rain tragicomedy
    I'll walk home again
    To the street melody

    But I know, oh no
    But I know, oh no
    But I know

    (Out there)

    You feel in me
    Anything redeeming
    Any worthwhile feeling
    Is love like a tightrope
    Hanging from the ceiling

    But I know, oh no
    But I know, oh no
    But I know

    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows, shadows, shadows
    Shadows, shadows, shadows
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows, shadows, shadows
    Shadows, shadows, shadows
    Shadows and tall trees
    Shadows and tall trees Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL ; HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Trenton from Minneapolis , MnI like the book and this song. Both are awesome.
  • Angela from Hagerstown, Mdactually, it's Ch. 7 Ch. 4 is painted Faces and Long Hair, which doesn't make as good of a title for a song. awesome book. Golding is a genius.
  • Amy Friel from Barrie, CanadaI noticed while doing a literature project that this came from Lord Of The Flies. I've never been fond of the book, but I think the song does a good job with the theme of loss of innocence, or the corruption of youth. A highly underrated song... from an even more underrated album.
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