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"40", also known as "40 (How Long)", is the tenth and final track from U2's 1983 album, War. The song is noted for its live performances, often involving the audience singing along for minutes after the band has left the stage. The lyrics are a modification of the Bible's Psalm 40.

The song did not get a commercial release. It was, however released as a promotional single only in Germany, simply to promote U2's appearance at the Loreley Festival… read more

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  • Avatar for davidmxdf
    How long to sing this song...[2]
  • Avatar for xALSHALLPERISHx
    Way too short, and I would have expected a sound explosion at the end of War.
  • Avatar for arr2171
    l o v e
  • Avatar for Rubvo
    Oh. How nice to discover this at the end of the album. Great song.
  • Avatar for kenltkhs
    how long they sing this song
  • Avatar for danc6433
    The best version: Live in Dublin 12-31-89...the crowd practically sings it for them.
  • Avatar for jpope41
    Damn his voice is amazing
  • Avatar for kokocijo
    How long to sing this song...
  • Avatar for LouisTheSkillet
    U2! oh my goley! more words needed
  • Avatar for lm525
    First heard this on 'The Tube' loved it with a passion ever since

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