"With or Without You" is the lead single from U2's 1987 album, The Joshua Tree. It has since become highly-acclaimed as one of the band's most popular songs. Released as a single in March 1987, it became the group's first American #1 hit, spending three weeks at the top. It also reached #4 in the UK and #2 on the Dutch Top 40.
According to Bono, the song was heavily influenced by Scott Walker's album Climate of Hunter.…
See the stone set in your eyes
See the thorn twist in your side
I'll wait for you