White as Snow
by U2

Album: No Line on the Horizon (2009)
  • Where I came from were no hills at all
    The land was flat, the highway straight and wide
    My brother and I, we'd drive for hours, like we'd years instead of days
    Our faces as pale as the dirty snow

    Once I knew there was a love divine
    Then came a time I thought it knew me not
    Who can forgive forgiveness when forgiveness is not?
    Only the land as white as snow

    And the water it was icy
    As it washed over me
    And the moon shined above me
    Now this dry ground it bears no fruit at all
    Only poppies laugh under the crescent moon
    The road refuses strangers
    The land the seeds we sow
    Where might we find the lamb as white as snow

    As boys we would go hunting in the woods
    To sleep, the night shun out the stars
    Now the wolves are every passing stranger
    Every face we cannot know

    For only a heart could be as white as snow
    For only a heart could be as white as snow Writer/s: BRIAN PETER GEORGE ENO, ADAM CLAYTON, DAVID EVANS, PAUL DAVID HEWSON, DANIEL ROLAND LANOIS, LAURENCE MULLEN JNR., Barry Gray
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Danielle from Raleigh, NcBeautiful, beautiful song.
  • Lisa from Plano, TxThis is one of my favorite songs on the new album. On the first listen, I told my son this sound sounded like O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. I had no idea it was actually based on that. This is such a moving and heartfelt piece!
  • Nishit from MumbaiBono's sounds great on this one, and the lyrics have a profound effect on you.
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