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"Where the Streets Have No Name" is a song by Irish rock band U2 and the opening track from their 1987 album The Joshua Tree. It was released as the album's third single in August 1987 . Bono was inspired to write the lyrics by the notion that it is possible to identify a person's religion and income based on the street on which they lived, particularly in Belfast. Amidst difficulties recording the song, producer Brian Eno attempted to erase the… read more


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  • Avatar for Indierock93
    No album could ever start any better!
  • Avatar for Aartmusic
    Best album opener of all time.
  • Avatar for morbital
    Seeing this live tonight!
  • Avatar for Lesscities
    so catchy...
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  • Avatar for RoomForSymmetry
    The riff LITERALLY gives me chills...I'm talking my hair is standing on end. Wow.
  • Avatar for white_lemur
    Timeless! Something beautiful! That intro.
  • Avatar for KingNoCrown
    Early morning, sitting with my coffee and cig. This the song.
  • Avatar for MANU13ABCDEF
    et ma 1000 ème écoute de U2 ce jour.
  • Avatar for MANU13ABCDEF
    my favorite song of U2

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