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There's a lot going on, but it's not really on the surface. So in this instance, I think this song was sort of tailor-made for me, in that it's a noncommunication.-- Edge, on "Numb," 2002

All I Want Is You - Live From Paris 2001 Lyrics

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Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of (2001)


The Complete U2 (2004)

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"Van Dyke Parks came into the studio, listened to what we'd done, went off and wrote this absolutely gorgeous and incredibly haunting arrangement which lasts two and a half minutes. It was a great way to end the album. 'All I Want Is You' is probably the best of what we were trying to do with that album, in that it has a traditional basis but it was a truly U2 song." - The Edge, U2 By U2 2006

You say you want a diamond on a ring of gold
You say you want your story to remain untold
All the promises we make from the cradle to the grave
When all I want is you

You say you'll give me a highway with no one on it
Your treasure just to look upon it
All the riches in the night
You say you'll give me eyes in a moon of blindness
A river in a time of dryness
A harbour in the tempest
All the promises we make from the cradle to the grave
When all I want is you

You say you want your diamond on a ring of gold
Your story to remain untold
Your love not to grow cold
All the promises we make from the cradle to the grave
When all I want is you

All I want is you
All I want is you
All I want is you
All I want is you
Please help me now
Sing it

Merci, bon soir
Tres bien
Thank you so much
Merci bien