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A Day Without Me Lyrics

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"A Day Without Me"

"Our emotions aren't just glossy, throwaway things. Some people saw 'A Day Without You (sic)' as escapism, but it was about suicide. I don't expect people to dig into our material with a knife and fork but... I write at the microphone-with pen and paper I start on the things I suppose I should be writing about rather than what I feel. As they take a long time to come out of me, they take a long time to sink in." - Bono, NME 1982

Starting a landslide in my ego
Look from the outside to the world I left behind
I'm dreaming, you're awake
If I were sleeping
What's at stake

A day without me

Whatever the feelings I've been feeling
What are the feelings you left behind
Today's a day without me

I started a landslide in my ego
Look from the outside to the world I left behind
In the world I left behind
Wipe their eyes and they let go
In a world I left behind
Shed a tear and let love go

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