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"Kite" is the fifth track from U2's 2000 album, All That You Can't Leave Behind.

A popular number among fans, the song had its origins in a kite-flying outing on Killiney Hill overlooking Dublin Bay that Bono attempted with his daughters. The outing went quickly awry when the kite crashed and one of the girls asked to go home and play with a video game. So the song was at first written with Bono's daughters in mind, or more generally… read more

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Something is about to give
I can feel it coming
I think I know what it is
I'm not afraid to die

U2 - Kite Lyrics


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  • very good¡¡
  • Still makes me cry a lot.
  • Who's to know when the time has come around? Don't wanna see you cry. I know that this is not goodbye.
  • On my short list for one of the best U2 tracks of all time. I love the short guitar solo in the middle of the song right before Bono belts out "I'm a man....I'm not a child"
  • ''... I don’t wanna see you cry, I know that this is not goodbye ''
  • Makes me cry everytime.
  • <3
  • perfect
  • great track
  • so nostalgic

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