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"Our music in the early '80s, it might have been ecstatic, but it wasn't really sexy, was it? Now we're sexy and ecstatic."

-- Bono, 2001

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Even Better Than The Real Thing Lyrics

"Even Better Than The Real Thing"

"It was originally called 'The Real Thing,' which is a dumb title for a song. 'Even Better Than The Real Thing' is much more reflective of the times we were living in, when people were no longer looking for the truth, we are all looking for instant gratification. It's not substantial as a lyric but it suggests a certain sexual tension and desire to have some fun playing in the shallows. Sliding down the surface of things. There is a moment when you want to read a magazine, not a novel." - Bono, U2 By U2 2006

Give me one more chance and you'll be satisfied
Give me two more chances, you won't be denied
Well, my heart is where it's always been
My head is somewhere in between
Give me one more chance, let me be your lover tonight
Oh yeah, check it out

You're the real thing
Yeah, the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing, child

Give me one last chance and I'm gonna make you sing
Give me half a chance to ride on the waves that you bring
You're honey, child, to a swarm of bees
Gonna blow right through you like a breeze
Give me one last dance, we'll slide down the surface of things

You're the real thing
Yeah, the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing, child

We're free to fly the crimson sky
The sun won't melt our wings tonight
Oh now
Oh yeah, here she comes
Take me higher
Take me higher
You take me higher
You take me higher

You're the real thing
Yeah, the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Even better than the real thing

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@U2 Calendar

June 23 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in Toronto

June 24 2017

08:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Without U2 Tribute Band Performance

Tonight in Naperville

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