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The Fly - Baby Version Lyrics

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Achtung Baby (1991)

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We barely know him
It's no secret

It's no secret that the stars are falling from the sky
It's no secret that I left you and still I don't know why
You say the sun is sometimes eclipsed by the moon
Maybe I came to you baby too soon

It's no secret that a friend is someone who lets you help
It's no secret that a liar won't believe anyone else
They say a secret is something you tell one other person
What do you think, child

Love, shine like a fading star
She holds one love, the sky
Oh child
A man will beg, a man will crawl
But it's never too late to take his call

It's no secret that a conscience can sometimes be a pest
Every secret-made ambition bites the nails of success
Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief
And everyone seeks music 'cause everyone needs relief

And love, live like a shining star
She calls, the sun will burn through this hiding wall
A man will rise, a man will fall
From the sheer face of love
Like a fly from a wall
It's no secret at all

Fuck

Love, we shine like a burning star
We're falling from the sky tonight
Love, we shine like a burning star
We're falling from the sky tonight
A man will rise, a man will fall
From the sheer face of love
Like a fly from a wall
It's no secret