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"People say I should get back in my box because I'm just a rock star. . . But in every pub in this city at this moment, there is somebody shooting their mouth off on every subject under the sun. Why shouldn't they? Why shouldn't I?"

-- Bono

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Original Of The Species Lyrics

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Vertigo Live From Chicago (2005)

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"Original Of The Species" (live from Chicago)

"The last time I cried was listening to that song. It was a song Bono started on the last record about my daughter Holly. He's her godfather. The lyric became even more universal. About being young and full of doubt about yourself. He probably won't agree, but I think it has connotations for Bono, looking back to when he was 20." - The Edge, Q 2004

Baby slow down
The end is not as fun as the start
Please stay a child somewhere in your heart

I'll give you everything you want
Except the thing you want
You are the first one of your kind

And you feel like no one before
You steal right under my door
And I kneel 'cause I want you some more
I want the lot of what you got
And I want nothing you're not

Everywhere you go you shout it
You don't have to be shy about it, no

It's her birthday too

Some things you shouldn't get too good at
Like smiling, crying and celebrity
Some people got way too much confidence baby
Baby

I'll give you everything you want
Except the thing you want
You are the first one of your kind

And you feel like no one before
You steal right under my door
And I kneel 'cause I want you some more
I want the lot of what you got
And I want nothing you're not

Everywhere you go you shout it
You don't have to be shy about it, no

Oh no, oh no, oh not afraid

Sugar c'mon, show your soul
You've been keeping your love under control

Everywhere you go you shout it
You don't have to be shy about it
Everywhere you go you see me there behind your love
Oh my

And you feel like no one before
You steal right under my door
I've got to kneel 'cause I want you some more
I want you more more
I want you some more
I want you some more

Oh no, oh no
Oh no, oh no

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October 21 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in São Paulo

October 22 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in São Paulo

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