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Kite Lyrics

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Window In The Skies (2006)

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"Kite" (live from Sydney)

"I had a bit of a fright, basically, and the song Kite comes out of that too. I hadn't been around for a while and was determined to do the proper Dad thing. I took the kids to Killiney Hill in Dublin county to fly a kite. Up it went and immediately down it came, and smashed to smithereens. The kids just looked at me: 'Come on dad, let's go and play some video games.' How cruel is that?" - Bono, Q 2001

This love, in love

Something is about to give
I can feel it coming
I think I know what it is
I'm not afraid to die

Not afraid to die
Not afraid to live
And when I'm flat on my back
I hope to feel like I did
'Cause hardness, it sets in
You need some protection
The thinner the skin
I want you to know
That you don't need me anymore

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you
I don't know which way the wind will blow
Who's to know if the time has come around
I don't wanna see you cry
I know this is not goodbye

In summer I can taste the salt in the sea
There's a kite blowing out of control on a breeze
I wonder what's gonna happen to you
You wonder what has happened to me

I'm a man, I'm not a child
I'm a man who sees the shadow behind your eyes

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you
I don't know which way the wind will blow
Who's to know if the time has come around
I don't wanna see you cry
I know that this is not goodbye

Did I waste it
Not so much I couldn't taste it
Life should be fragrant
Rooftop to the basement
The last of the rockstars
When hip-hop drove the big cars
In the time when new media
Was the big idea
Was the big idea

Kate Blanchett, this is for you
Edge

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you
I don't know which way the wind will blow
Who's to know if the time has come around
I don't wanna see you cry
I know that this is not goodbye

In summer I can taste the salt of the sea
There's a kite blowing out of control on a breeze
Taken away by an Australian sky
I know that this not goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye

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October 19 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in São Paulo

October 21 2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Tonight in São Paulo

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