The Blackout
by U2

Album: Songs of Experience (2017)
  • A dinosaur, wonders why it's still on the earth, yeah
    A meteor, promises it's not gonna hurt, yeah
    Earthquake, always happen when you're in bed, Fred
    The house shakes, maybe was it something I said, Ned

    Go, easy on me, easy me, brother
    Go, easy on me, easy on me brother

    When the lights go out, throw yourself about
    In the darkness where we learn to see
    When the lights go out, don't you ever doubt
    The light that we can really be

    Statues fall, democracy is flat on its back, Jack
    We had it all, and what we had is not coming back, Zach
    A big mouth says the people, they don't wanna be free for free
    The blackout, is this an extinction event we see

    Go, easy on me, easy me, brother
    Go, easy on me, easy on me, now

    When the lights go out and you throw yourself about
    In the darkness where we learn to see
    When the lights go out, don't you ever doubt
    The light that we can really be

    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out

    Blackout, it's clear, who you are will appear
    Blackout, no fear, so glad that we are all still here
    Here!

    When the lights go out
    Go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out

    When the lights go out, throw yourself about
    In the darkness where we learn to see
    When the lights go out, don't you ever doubt
    The light that we can really be

    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out
    When the lights go out Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL DAVID HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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