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God Part II Lyrics

Found On:


Rattle And Hum (1988)


God Part II (1989)


The Complete U2 (2004)

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"God Part II"

"I'd been reading Albert Goldman's book on Lennon and it so offended me. It was one thing Goldman taking on Elvis with that kind of East Coast sneering voice; his Elvis book was a portrait of white trash from an intellectual's perspective and telling the world what was really going on in the court of the king. In a way his book on Lennon was an abject failure because Lennon had already told us everything about himself. There were no surprises. He had described his own bad habits, his nervous breakdowns, his dalliances with eccentric ideas and verbal incontinence. The book seemed completely unnecessary to me. I thought, 'He can't reply, so I'm going to.' And that became 'God Part II,' in homage to Lennon's beautiful song 'God.'" - Bono, U2 By U2 2006

Don't believe the devil
I don't believe his book
But the truth is not the same
Without the lies he made up
I don't believe in excess
Success is to give
I don't believe in riches
But you should see where I live
I believe in love

Don't believe in forced entry
I don't believe in rape
But every time she passes by
Wild thoughts escape
I don't believe in deathrow
Skidrow or the gangs
Don't believe in the Uzi
It just went off in my hand
I believe in love

Don't believe in cocaine
I got a speedball in my head
I could cut and crack you open
Did you hear what I said
Don't believe them
When they tell me there ain't no cure
The rich stay healthy
The sick stay poor
I believe in love

I don't believe in Goldman
His type like a curse
Instant karma's gonna get him
If I don't get him first
I don't believe that rock'n'roll
Can really change the world
As it spins in revolution
Spirals and turns
I believe in love

I don't believe in the '60s
In the golden age of pop
You glorify the past
When the future dries up
I heard a singer on the radio
Late last night
Says he's gonna kick the darkness
Till it bleeds daylight
I believe in love

I feel like I'm falling
Like I'm spinning on a wheel
It always stops beside a name
A presence I can feel
I believe in love

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