Trip Through Your Wires
by U2

Album: The Joshua Tree (1987)
  • In the distance
    She saw me coming 'round
    I was calling out
    I was calling out

    Still shaking
    Still in pain
    You put me back together again
    I was cold and you clothed me honey
    I was down and you lifted me honey

    Angel
    Angel or devil
    I was thirsty
    And you wet my lips

    You, I'm waiting for you
    You, you set my desire
    I trip through your wires

    I was broken, bent out of shape
    I was naked in the clothes you made
    Lips were dry, throat like rust
    You gave me shelter from the heat and the dust
    No more water in the well
    No more water, water

    Angel
    Angel or devil
    I was thirsty
    And you wet my lips

    You, I'm waiting for you
    You, you set my desire
    I trip through your wires

    All I need
    All I need
    All I need
    All I need
    All I need
    All I need
    All I need, yeah yeah

    Thunder, thunder on the mountain
    There's a rain cloud in the desert sky
    In the distance she saw me coming 'round
    I was calling out
    I was calling out Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Francisco Javier from Tudela De Duero, SpainMaybe the songs tells the history of the polemic relationship between Jesuscrhist and Maria Magdalena: "..Angel or devil, i was thirsty and you wet my lips"-Maria givin´ water to Jesus after crucifixion. "you set my desire, i trip throguh your wires"
  • Miles from Vancouver, CanadaSomehow, I've thought this song sounded like it was influenced by Led Zeppelin. Bono's harmonica sounds almost like that of Robert Plant.
  • Ben from Gosford, AustraliaIt's a very sexy-sounding song. I love the line "Still shaking, still in pain, you put me back together again."
  • Curtis from Cornwall On Hudson , NyI used to have a version they did on live TV, perhaps the one mentioned above but it had different lyrics and was about a city, presumably Dublin. On the same show they did a song called Womanfish which I have never heard anywhere else. I strongly suspect that at least Bono was drunk of his a**.
  • Cole from Bucks County, PaI always thought this song was about an artist embracing his muse/art. When I met the first woman I loved, this song meant something more.
  • Anthony from Dalles, Txwhat is the song about?
  • Ash from Charleston, WvThis is one of those tunes that used to just send me into a frenzy of pure unadulterated joy!! Know what I'm sayin'?
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