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One Lyrics

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Vertigo Live From Chicago (2005)

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Handwritten Lyrics

"One" (live from Chicago)

"It's a father-and-son story. I tried to write about someone I knew who was coming out and was afraid to tell his father. It's a religious father and son... I have a lot of gay friends, and I've seen them screwed up from unloving family situations, which just are completely anti-Christian. If we know anything about God, it's that God is love. That's part of the song. And then it's also about people struggling to be together, and how difficult it is to stay together in this world, whether you're in a band or a relationship." - Bono, Rolling Stone 2005

Is it getting better
Or do you feel the same
Will it make it easier on you
Now you got someone to blame
You say one love, one life
When it's one need in the night
One love
We get to share it
It leaves you darling
If you don't care for it

Did I disappoint you
Leave a bad taste in your mouth
You act like you never had love
And you want me to go without
Is it too late tonight
To drag the past out into the light
We're one but we're not the same
We get to carry each other, carry each other
One

Have you come here for forgiveness
Have you come to raise the dead
Have you come here to play Jesus
To the lepers in your bed
Did I ask too much
More than a lot
You gave me nothing
Now it's all I've got
We're one but we're not the same
Yeah we hurt each other, then we do it again

You say love is a temple
Love a higher law
Love is a temple
Love a higher law
You ask me to enter, then you make me crawl
I can't be holding on to what you got
When all you got is hurt

One love, one blood, one life
You get to do what you should
One life with each other
My sister, my brother
One life but we're not the same
We get to carry each other, carry each other
One love

Call me

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October 22 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in São Paulo

October 22 2017

09:00 PM - 11:00 PM - U2 Appearance on Fantastico

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