"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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