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In God's Country" is the seventh track and fourth single from U2's 1987 album, The Joshua Tree. Bono has stated that he originally began writing the lyrics about Ireland, but in the end it became about America.

"In God's Country" was released as a single in Canada and the U.S. Nevertheless, it also charted in the United Kingdom as an import. The video made for this single is less known than others from the album and appeared as a… read more

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  • "Bono said '[My] lyric was really good, the tune is pretty good, and the hook is pretty average - thanks to The Edge' " oh, what a mistake! Guitar in this song is equally Godly, like a solo- it's The Edge, in the true light!
  • great
  • written about australia :)
  • One of the best rock bands ever!
  • Just awesome!
  • ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Always!
  • The guitar sounds are incredible on this song.
  • I will never tire of this song.
  • Cheers gertski,fine track as always from Irelands finest.
  • very nice saw them in Vancouver 87! thanks Angie!!!

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