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"It is my ambition to travel to America and give it what I consider it wants and needs." — Bono, 1981

I Threw A Brick Through A Window - Live From London 1981 Lyrics

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"'I Threw A Brick Through A Window' is a song about not liking yourself. It's seeing your reflection in the mirror and wanting to smash it. I don't know where that's coming from. I try not to major on self-loathing but it does creep in every so often. Guilt to me is a very useless emotion. You make a mistake, you try and rectify it, you apologize, and you get on." - Bono, U2 By U2 2006

I was talking, I was talking to myself
Somebody else talk, talk, talking
I couldn't hear a word, a word he said
He was my brother, brother
I said there was no other way out of here
Be my brother, brother
I got to get out, got to get out

I was walking
I was walking into walls and back again
I just keep walking
I walk up to a window to see myself and my reflection
And when I thought about it
My direction going nowhere, going nowhere
Anywhere's better than this

No one
No, no one is blinder than he who will not see

I was talking
I was talking in my sleep
Oh, I can't stop talk, talk, talking
I'm talking to you, it's up to you
Be my brother, brother
There is another way out of here
Be my brother, brother
I got to get out
Got to get out
I want out

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