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The Fly Lyrics

Found On:


City Of Blinding Lights (2005)


Zoo TV Live From Sydney (1994)


Achtung Baby (2011)

Note: U2 has released different versions of most singles in different countries. We are not showing every cover image in this space, just one that's representative of each release.

"The Fly" (live from Stop Sellafield concert)

"The way I saw 'The Fly' was like an obscene phone call from hell, but the guy likes it there. He's like calling home, saying, 'I like it.' It's a deranged kind of character. We have all these kind of people that we are, and there's some that you just don't want to let out in public. He's one of them." - Bono, NME

It's no secret that the stars are falling from the sky
It's no secret that our world is in darkness tonight
They say the sun is sometimes eclipsed by a moon
You know I don't see you if she walks in the room

It's no secret that a friend is someone who lets you help
It's no secret that a liar won't believe anyone else
They say a secret is something
You tell one other person so I'm telling you, child

Love
We shine like a burning sky
We're falling from the sky tonight
A man will rise, a man will crawl
On the shear face of love
Like a fly on a wall
It's no secret at all

It's no secret that a conscience can sometimes be a pest
It's no secret ambition bites the nails of success
Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief
All kill their inspiration and sing about the grief

Oh, love
We shine like a burning sky
We're falling from the sky tonight
A man will rise, a man will fall
From the shear face of love
Like a fly on a wall
That's no secret at all

Achtung y'all

Love
We shine like a burning sky
We're falling from the sky tonight
A man will rise, a man will fall
From the shear face of love
Like a fly on a wall
A man will beg and a man will crawl
On the sheer face of love
Like a fly on a wall
It's no secret at all


It's no secret that the stars are falling from the sky
The universe exploded 'cause of one man's lie
Look, I gotta go, yeas I'm running outta change
There's a lot of things, if I could I'd rearrange

Yeah, oh yeah

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12/16 - 12/17/2017

Bono & The Edge on Dave Fanning

Songs of Experience, Track by Track

December 16 2017

09:00 PM - 11:00 PM - The Joshua Tree - U2 Tribute Band Performance

Tonight in Marlborough

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